Poetry and poverty 2: ‘Poverty needs’

During 2016, through our Poverty Media programme , many people got the chance to work with professional authors to write about their own experiences of poverty and exclusion. Some of this work was performed as Powerlines at the Manchester Literature Festival; poems were also written at a residential event in Windermere during the summer. We’ll be sharing all the poems here over the next few weeks. Today: ‘Poverty needs’.
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Poetry and poverty 1: ‘Poverty is many things’

During 2016, through our Poverty Media programme , many people got the chance to work with professional authors to write about their own experiences of poverty and exclusion. Some of this work was performed as Powerlines at the Manchester Literature Festival; poems were also written at a residential event in Windermere during the summer. We’ll be sharing all the poems here over the next few weeks. Today: ‘Poverty is many things’.
Read more “Poetry and poverty 1: ‘Poverty is many things’”

Church for the Poor?

Report from a national survey carried out jointly by Church Action on Poverty and Word on the Streets

The truth about poverty?

Church Action on Poverty North East annual report 2019

Different light: a sermon for Church Action on Poverty Sunday

Church of the Poor?

A call to action for churches in the UK - how can we build what Pope Francis has called "a poor church that is for the poor"?

This is the report that launched our Church on the Margins programme.

The truth about poverty?

Church Action on Poverty North East annual report 2019

Different light: a sermon for Church Action on Poverty Sunday

Preventing Poverty Beyond Death

Our research into the rising cost of funerals, its impact on people on low incomes, and how churches can help to tackle the problem.

The truth about poverty?

Church Action on Poverty North East annual report 2019

Different light: a sermon for Church Action on Poverty Sunday

Restoring Faith in the Safety Net

Our 2015 research into the impact of cuts and changes to the benefits system.

The truth about poverty?

Church Action on Poverty North East annual report 2019

Different light: a sermon for Church Action on Poverty Sunday

Time to Rethink Benefit Sanctions

A report calling for a review of the harmful regime of benefit sanctions. Published jointly by Church Action on Poverty with several UK Churches.

The truth about poverty?

Church Action on Poverty North East annual report 2019

Different light: a sermon for Church Action on Poverty Sunday

Five Years of Pilgrimages against Poverty

A reflection on the first five years of our Sheffield group's annual Pilgrimage events.

The truth about poverty?

Church Action on Poverty North East annual report 2019

Different light: a sermon for Church Action on Poverty Sunday