Who is in need?

Poverty & Homelessness Action Week 2014: Leeds exhibitionPoverty and Homelessness Action Week kicked off with the newly reformed Leeds Church Action on Poverty local group hosting a workshop on the attitudes across the generations towards wealth, those who enjoy it, and those who lack it. Our Action Week Coordinator Nick Franklin went along.

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Nick Franklin at the Booth Centre

Nick Franklin (third from left) with clients at the Booth Centre

Every year, Church Action on Poverty provides a placement for a volunteer who is participating in the Jesuit Volunteer Community programme. This year’s volunteer, Nick Franklin, is administering our work on Poverty & Homelessness Action Week – as well as carrying out a second placement at a centre supporting homeless people. He has written this reflection on his experiences so far.

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