Church Action on Poverty joined with several churches recently to make a submission to an MPs’ inquiry into benefit sanctions. Lucy Zwolinska of the Joint Public Issues Team explains what we’re asking for.
A group of Quakers from the North West are riding to London this summer, to raise awareness of poverty and inequality. We asked them to share their story.
Crisis support schemes run by local authorities are failing to operate effectively with increasing numbers of destitute people turning instead to food banks and other voluntary agencies for help, according to a new report published by The Children’s Society and the Church of England. Tom Sefton from the Church of England, one of the report’s co-authors, writes more.
In a guest blog first published by the William Temple Foundation, Greg Smith reflects on work at the sharp end of austerity Britain, and theological approaches to change.
In this guest post, food poverty researcher Jane Perry responds to Theresa May’s comments about the reasons for food bank use.
Sarah Whitehead became a community activist and leader after taking part in one of our Schools of Participation. Sarah recently took part in a digital communications conference organised by Sound Delivery, and wrote this blog for them about her experience of empowerment.