Challenge Poverty Week 2021

Please join us in supporting Challenge Poverty Week 2021 by following the daily themes at Daily themes and policy asks – Challenge Poverty Week .

 Key messages

  • Too many people in our society are locked in the grip of poverty, restricted from playing a full role in society.
  • But in Scotland, we all agree that poverty can, and must, be solved.
  • By redesigning our economy to reflect our shared values of justice and compassion, we can unlock poverty’s grip.
  • Action must be taken to boost people’s incomes, reduce the cost of living, and create the just and green Scotland we all want to see.

The themes this week  will be:

Environment – Tuesday 5th October

Social Security – Wednesday 6th October

Employment – Thursday 7th October

Health – Friday 8th October

Public services – Saturday 9th October

Communities – Sunday 10th October