Challenge Poverty in Scotland? Aye we can, now more than ever!

The Poverty Alliance coordinated the recent Challenge Poverty Week ( 7- 13 October), a campaign that is building a stronger, broader movement of people with the will, knowledge and determination to tackle the rising tide of poverty. Campaigns Officer Irene Tortajada reviews some of the highlights of the Week. An overwhelming response We are amazed … Read more

Scotland’s faith leaders urge: ‘we must loosen the grip of poverty’

Today, leaders of Scotland’s faith communities have united to call for action to ‘loosen the grip of poverty’. More than one in five people in Scotland are living in poverty and this figure is rising. As Challenge Poverty Week closes, religious representatives from across Scotland have come together to call for more action to tackle … Read more

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