Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office and Priority Areas
Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office and Priority Areas will be releasing a series of videos and content relating to the themes of Challenge Poverty Week.
Sunday 6 October
We’re going to have a story about young people’s group The GK Experience in Glasgow doing a course with the Corra Foundation on the language around poverty
Monday 7 October
Theme: Overview of poverty in Scotland
Video x1 from Priority Areas
Article on a tool that’s been developed for churches that identifies deprivation statistics of an area
Tuesday 8 October
Video x2 from Priority Areas
Story on churches signing up for the Living Wage in Edinburgh
Wednesday 9 October
Theme: Social Security Video x3 from Priority Areas
Feature on Daisy Chain which provides family support services as part of CrossReach, the social care arm of the church.
Thursday 10 October
Theme: Gender Video x5
Friday 11 October
Theme: Public services (transport*, health, education, housing) Video x4
Saturday 12 October
Sunday 13 October
Theme: Race Feature on St Rollox Community Outreach here
Challenging SERCO evictions
Colleagues have been involved in challenging the Serco lock change evictions. This is ongoing.
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