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Get Heard! – Media training for activists

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

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

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

Challenge Poverty Week

Challenge Poverty Week 2022 – Get involved!

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

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

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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