Find out about upcoming training opportunities and events from The Poverty Alliance and our partners.

The Scottish Poverty and Inequality Leadership Hustings

The Scottish Poverty and Inequality Leadership Hustings

09 March 2023

Click here to reserve your place! Scotland needs to put justice and compassion at the heart of Government – too many people are struggling to make ends meet on inadequate incomes; there is a rising tide of poverty as a result of the cost of living crisis; and inequality on the lines of gender, race, … Read more

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Challenge Poverty Week – Get Inspired Meetings 2023

27 January 2023

In these Get Inspired meetings we’ll showcase the different ways your organisation can take part in #ChallengePoverty Week in from 2nd – 8th October 2023. We’ll take you through examples of what other groups have done in previous years, and tell you about all the advice and resources we’ll make available to you, helping make … Read more

Rights in Action Workshop for rural activists – 9 Feb

27 January 2023

Click here to register! Calling activists in rural Scotland! We are hosting a Rights in Action online workshop on Thursday 9 February – from 10am to 12.30pm. The workshop will help you learn how we can use Economic, Social and Cultural rights as a tool to combat poverty. Here’s some feedback we received from our … Read more

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Learning from the Past – For a Better Future – Poverty Alliance Annual Conference 2022

03 November 2022

Thank you Many thanks to everyone who came to our #BetterFuture conference. You can find images of the day here, as well as the conference agenda and access to our YouTube channel, with recordings of the opening address by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP, and our afternoon panel discussion. Watch the First Minister’s opening address … Read more

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Get Heard! – Media training for activists

23 August 2022

10am – 4pm, Saturday 17 Sep 2022 The Wild Olive Tree Café St George’s Tron Church of Scotland 163 Buchanan St, Glasgow G1 2JX The Poverty Alliance is offering free communications training to activists who have experience of living on a low income and who want to share their stories in the news media. We … Read more

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Values first! Talking about poverty and the economy

12 July 2022

How can we best win support for the kinds of change we need to end poverty in Scotland? These two-hour training sessions from the Poverty Alliance show how we can begin to frame our communications in a way that reaches people’s fundamental values. We’ll look at research about the values that are most helpful to … Read more

Best Start, Bright Future – a Poverty Alliance Webinar

18 May 2022

Monday 6 June 2022: 10am – 1pm  Scotland is a country where compassion is strong, but where child poverty is an ongoing injustice that we have to end together. Best Start, Bright Future, the Scottish Government’s Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan, was published at the end of March. It’s designed to help create the change we need to … Read more

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Challenge Poverty Week 2022 – Get involved!

03 May 2022

Thinking of getting involved in Challenge Poverty Week 2022 on 3rd – 9th October? Getting involved is easy and fun! To help your organisation plan how they will get involved, we are running a series of online Get Involved meetings designed to showcase the different ways your organisation can take part in the week, and … Read more

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Scottish Child Payment Information Campaign

14 April 2022

We’re launching a campaign to help people apply for the Scottish Child Payment, and we’d like your help We’ve created an information leaflet, that is being distributed to members. You can read it and download it from here, and order copies for distribution through your own organisation: We’ve also created a series of social … Read more

Cross-Parliament Webinar: A Look at the Cost of Living Crisis

13 April 2022

We’re hosting a joint session with the Cross-Party Group on Poverty in the Scottish Parliament, the Cross-Party Group on Poverty in the Welsh Senedd, and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Poverty in the UK Parliament. It’s called: A Cross Nation Look at the Cost of Living Crisis.  The session is taking place on Tuesday the … Read more

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