Stick Your Labels - Challenge the Stigma of Poverty
Three Generations Without Work: Myth or Reality? Prof Tracy Shildrick & Prof Robert MacDonald
Jacquelyn Gibson Stirling CAB
Involving trade unions, voluntary organisations , community organisations and faith groups, the Scottish Living Wage Campaign was formed to tackle the low pay exists in workplaces across Scotland. View Campaign
The Scottish Campaign on Welfare Reform (SCoWR) is a coalition of over 40 key third sector organisations, faith groups, unions and charities from across Scotland.
Fed with the lies and misinformation spread about the social security system and people living on low incomes? Then get involved in the Stick Your Labels campaign!
Who We Are
The Poverty Alliance is a network of individuals and organisations across Scotland working together to combat poverty.
What we believe
Our vision is of a sustainable Scotland based on social and economic justice, with dignity for all, where poverty and inequalities are not tolerated and are challenged. Our aim is to combat poverty by working with others to empower individuals and communities to affect change in the distribution of power and resources.
We focus our activities in four areas:
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Date: 10th December 2015
Venue: Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow
To conclude the Poverty Alliance's series of events on emergency food aid in Scotland, this conference will look at how we address the problems behind food poverty
Dr. Rosalind Tyler-Greig from Inclusion Scotland blogs on the impact of welfare reform on disabled people as part of Challenge Poverty Week 2015. I was delighted to join the team at Inclusion Scotland earlier this month to lead their Rights and Resilience project. The project is a response to the recent package of social welfare […]Read More
Dr. Rosalind Tyler-Greig from Inclusion Scotland blogs on the impact of welfare reform on disabled people as part of Challenge Poverty Week 2015 At 30 per cent, the poverty rate for disabled adults in the UK is twice that for non-disabled adults. This means that the experience of being disabled all too often goes hand-in-hand […]Read More
Jamie Stewart from the Scottish Refugee Council writes about the UK Government’s approach to asylum seekers and what this means for us all. The UK government wants to “get tough” on asylum seekers and to create a “hostile environment” for some migrant populations. But with so many barriers already in existence to refugees in the […]Read More