communities

  • November 21, 2016

    The Controlling Migration Fund announced by the Home Secretary is far too small to make enough difference, according to a new TUC report published today.

  • November 12, 2016

    The independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation, together with the Bevan Foundation, has launched the first comprehensive plan showing how to solve poverty in Wales by 2030.

  • August 30, 2016

    Five million adults are lacking basic reading, writing and numeracy skills essential to everyday life and being able to find and secure work, according to analysis for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

  • August 2, 2016

    A new report, Counting the cost of UK poverty by Heriot Watt and Loughborough Universities, is the first research to illustrate how much poverty across all age groups costs the public purse. It finds that £69 billion, £1 in every £5 of all spending on public services, is needed because of the impact and cost poverty has on people’s lives.

  • June 6, 2016

    Nearly 30 young ecumenical leaders from 14 Asian countries have gathered at the Jakarta Theological Seminary in Indonesia for the third Youth in Asia Training Programme for Religious Amity (YATRA)

  • May 18, 2016

    In the run-up to the first ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul (23-24 May), Christian Aid has launched Nepal Aftershocks: the people’s truth about aid, a new multimedia project that asked nearly 200 people who survived the 2015 earthquakes what they really thought about the aid the world gave.

  • April 26, 2016

    A year on from the devastating earthquakes that killed nearly 9,000 Nepalese people, acclaimed photographer Gideon Mendel and development charity Christian Aid have released a series of stunning portraits and personal stories demonstrating how ‘acts of kindness’ helped stranded families to survive in the aftermath of the disaster.

  • August 16, 2014

    The Church of Scotland has backed calls from a Convention of Scottish Local Authorities report which states a radical overhaul of the democratic system is required to overturn 50 years of centralisation.

  • April 27, 2012

    Ekklesia is working with a major church agency in England (in addition to our work in Scotland and possibilities in Wales) around the theme of 'community transformation'.

  • November 9, 2010

    Fifty national civic organisations have called on the government to respond to ideas put forward a year ago under the Sustainable Communities Act.