What happened when Manchester sat down to talk about poverty…
There were ideas and determination aplenty at the Greater Manchester Big Poverty Conversation
One of the highlights of Challenge Poverty Week England & Wales took place on the opening day of the week, when about 100 people attended the Greater Manchester Big Poverty Conversation.
People with direct of experience shared their insights and expertise with local civic leaders and campaigners, and there was in-depth discussion about what needs to change locally.
If you missed it, here are some photos and highlights.
Here’s what Nadine from Manchester Poverty Truth Commission had to say.
And here’s Ed Seeger from Tameside Poverty Truth Commission:
Message from the Mayor of Greater Manchester
The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, was unable to attend but recorded a video for the audience, including this message: