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Challenge Poverty Week ….. Together we can
October 5 @ 8:00 am - October 9 @ 5:00 pm
Throughout Challenge Poverty Week the South Lanarkshire Community Planning Partnership will be sharing a series of key messages aimed at initiating new conversations about the poverty. The messages have been developed to reflect some of the key themes and ambitions outlined within in the Child Poverty Action Report for South Lanarkshire. A firm focus has been placed on the need for collective action on poverty Together we can… and the importance of increasing income through benefits, entitlement, employment and reduced living costs. Issues being explored include living on a low income, the poverty premium, the living wage, the final message looks at some positive measures being undertaken by the Community Planning Partnership to tackle poverty.
A range of social media, South Lanarkshire View and the Community Planning website will be used share key messages throughout the week. The materials will be shared with a number community and voluntary sector organisations to use as they see fit in their work setting to help cascade messages and engage as wide an audience as possible.