Tag Archives: Great Britain

From UK poverty to social security: solutions grounded in experience

ATD Fourth World UK Giving poverty a voice From UK poverty to social security: solutions grounded in experience 6th July 2017 House of Commons Presenting our anti-poverty poster ATD Fourth World UK Amanda This poster was made by 10 people … Continue reading

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Peer support

Giving Poverty a Voice In the summer, Jackie Cox and Church Action on Poverty organised a residential meeting in Windermere. This important event brought different groups together who are fighting against poverty so that they could share their experiences, expertise … Continue reading

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Stop Pauvreté !

ATD Quart Monde Stop Pauvreté

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The Importance of Recognistion

Giving Poverty a Voice Being involved in the process of making a project like the Roles We Play was interesting because you had other people to bounce ideas off of and that meant we got a more balanced and inclusive … Continue reading

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Reaching the hardest to reach

Giving Poverty a Voice The capacity building residential workshop on outreach work came about due to all the work that ATD Fourth World do with people living in poverty. We all wanted to know of different ways to reach out … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be an expert?

Giving Poverty a Voice Whenever a group of ATD Fourth World activists get together, something happens. At the end of a residential working session designed to help activists to discover each other – beyond ATD Fourth World – we had … Continue reading

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Sharing more than food

Giving Poverty a voice / blog Thursday lunch is a weekly open-house event where friends, families and members of the community are invited to come and share a home cooked meal with the ATD Fourth World UK team in a … Continue reading

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Tackling Prejudice with Giving Poverty A Voice Blog

Giving Poverty a Voice One of the main obstacles in any anti-poverty work is challenging the public perceptions of poverty, often based on the misleading main-stream media agenda or lack of real experience and understanding of poverty. This new blog … Continue reading

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Human dialogues

Giving Poverty a Voice Our new blog “Giving Poverty a Voice” will be launched on the 31st March. http://givingpovertyavoice.weebly.com/blog The idea of the blog is to give people living in poverty a platform to speak out about their expertise, experiences, … Continue reading

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Doorstep Library Network

Doorstep Library Network Doorstep Library is a registered charity that brings books and the magic of reading directly to the homes of children in some of London’s most disadvantaged areas. As a charity we’re unique in this. We do it … Continue reading

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ATD Fourth World’s The Roles We Play project

ATD Fourth World / Joseph Rowntree Foudation JRF has worked in partnership with ATD Fourth World and photographer Eva Sajovic to bring you six personal accounts of daily life and aspiration. The films challenge stereotypes about people living in poverty … Continue reading

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Seminarium w Wijhe 27-30 października 2015

ATD Czwarty Świat W dniach 27-30 października w Wijhe, w Holandii odbyło się spotkanie na temat „ Reaching to those whose contribution is missing” – „Dotarcie do tych, których uczestnictwa brakuje”. Nasza delegacja – Krystyna i Magda razem z wolontariuszami z … Continue reading

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What we do… The Roles We Play

ATD Fourth World UK Extracts Moraene I’m a disabled mother of three adult children and I receive benefits. I can’t get employment due to the amount of time I need to attend medical appointments and treatments but I have always … Continue reading

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Grassmarket Community project

Grassmarket (…) Grassmarket Community Project takes an innovative approach to creating community and providing sanctuary and support to participants, many of whom are amongst the most vulnerable of our citizens. Through mentoring, social enterprise, training and education in a nurturing … Continue reading

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Skill Sharers

Frimhurst Family House (Facebook) During the February half term we welcomed our group of Skill Sharers to Frimhurst. They helped us to install much needed car park lighting, prepare the community garden for planting out in spring, and to redecorate … Continue reading

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The roles we play

The roles we play Meet the people from The ‪#‎RolesWePlay‬. We call them Activists as through their commitment to represent people living in poverty they actively engage with individuals and institutions, helping to find solutions to eradicate extreme ‪#‎UKpoverty‬.

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What are human rights and what do they mean for you?

Giving Poverty a Voice Find out why human rights matter and how they apply to our everyday lives. This is a great opportunity to debate, engage and familiarise ourselves with a potential tool to fight for social justice. All through … Continue reading

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Communities can be strengthened by bringing people together

ATD Fourth World Ireland Bridging the Gap is a charity based in the Gorbals area of Glasgow with over 15 years  experience of working with people from different backgrounds and cultures. They want to support families, create inclusive communities and … Continue reading

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