Tackling working-age poverty programme

Document type
Report
Corporate author(s)
Community Links (Organisation); Church Action on Poverty
Publisher
Community Links
Date of publication
1 March 2011
Subject(s)
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Community Development and Regeneration
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This report presents a summary of the work done by Community Links, in partnership with Church Action on Poverty and others, in delivering one of the four national themed programmes of the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion 2010. An important focus of the programme was to engage with people of working-age who had direct experience of poverty. The programme engaged 1,199 participants, in a participatory not a passive way, involving them and valuing their input. Many participants commented that they had not been involved like this before and welcomed the opportunity to express their views and listen to others.

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