Hiding in Plain View: New Year Message 2017

Poverty is many things. Poverty is hiding in plain view. Poverty is people. Not.. ‘them’. Us. Just a few lines from one of the poems written by a group of people with direct experience of poverty and professional writers as part of our Powerlines project.

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The Salford NICE group, formed to challenge the stigma of poverty in 2014

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Church of the poor? Strategies to engage people experiencing poverty

cotp_survey_coverDuring the summer, our  ‘Church for the Poor’ survey attracted 384 responses from churches of all denominations. In the last of three guest blogs, Geoff Knott from Word on the Streets explores some of the strategies churches are using to engage with people experiencing poverty.

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