About Us

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.

 

The Poverty Alliance was formally established in 1992, growing out of an informal network of groups and individuals active since the mid 1980s.   We are a membership organisation with a range of varied experience in addressing issues related to poverty and social exclusion.  Our membership is made up of a wide range of organisations including grassroots community groups, individuals facing poverty, voluntary organisations, statutory organisations, policy makers and academics.  We now act as the national anti-poverty network in Scotland, working with voluntary organisations, policy makers and politicians at Scottish, UK and European levels.

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