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.
After receiving training from Church Action on Poverty, a group of people have decided to challenge their poverty and exclusion by producing a series of short films highlighting the UK’s hunger crisis.
When we published our recent report about fuel poverty, Let Us Switch!, we challenged the energy regulator Ofgem to come and meet with people on low incomes who are forced by prepayment meters to pay extortionate prices for energy.
The meeting took place on 7 March in Salford. The equitable energy supplier Ebico, who supported our research, sent their chair Hugh Lee to take part. We invited Hugh to share his reflections on the meeting: