Step Up to the Plate

Our 2018 report outlining what the Government needs to do to establish a clear food and poverty strategy for the UK. Produced jointly with the University of Sheffield.

The shifts we need from Government

  • Measure the problem
  • Ensure everyone can access food
  • Appoint a minister
  • Listen to people with experience
  • Step up and lead all stakeholders

Transforming Poverty

The truth about poverty?

Church Action on Poverty North East annual report 2019

Extra resources for Church Action on Poverty Sunday: thoughts on the rich young man

Voices from the Margins logo no straplineWe usually read Jesus’ interaction with the rich young man in Mark’s Gospel as being addressed to one person with wealth. Sue Richardson from Christian Aid suggests it could be interpreted as an invitation to the whole church, following Pope Francis’ appeal for “a poor church, of the poor”. This reflection includes questions for groups to explore the idea – why not use it on Church Action on Poverty Sunday?
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Stories from the Edge

Stories of churches building a Good Society in Scotland's post-industrial towns

Transforming Poverty

The truth about poverty?

Church Action on Poverty North East annual report 2019