The success sequence
Divergent paths toward adulthood are associated with markedly different economic fortunes among Millennials.
The dignity of work
Inherent in who we are as humans is the need for a person to contribute to his or her family or neighbourhood or culture in a discernible way.
Always with us?
Dr Liz Theoharis issues a strong theological call for ending systemic poverty in her book, 'Always with Us? What Jesus Really Said about the Poor'.
From Poverty to Life Chances and back to Destitution - Frank Field MP - Oxford
@The Catholic Chaplaincy Old Palace, Rose Place 85-87 St Aldate's Oxford OX1 1RD
A public lecture by Frank Field MP who has been the Labour Member of Parliament for Birkenhead since 1979. He is a long-time campaigner on poverty, low-pay, and welfare, often seeking radical solutions to complex problems. In 2010 Frank chaired an Independent Review on Poverty and Life Chances and now chairs the Foundation Years Trust to implement the Review’s main findings. The event is sponsored by The Las Casas Institute for Social Justice and CEME (Centre for Enterprise, Markets and Ethics).
Churches that Change Communities 2017 - Cambridge
@City Church Cambridge Brickfield's House 12-14 Cheddars Lane Cambridge CB5 8LD
Becoming a church for the poor. Churches across the UK are at the frontline of caring for those in need in our country. Thousands of Christians give hours of their time to volunteering in social action projects. But how do we go from helping the poor to becoming churches where people of all backgrounds not only worship God together, but experience genuine community with one another that crosses divisions of class, status, wealth and more?
Church of the Poor/God of the Poor Consultation - Manchester
@Luther King House, Manchester
The National Poverty Consultation will seek to stimulate new thinking about the theme of ‘Church of the Poor/God of the Poor’ drawing on the work of Church Action on Poverty, the Centre for Theology and Justice and a proposed collaborative research study. Findings of research carried out with local churches in Manchester, Sheffield, Stoke and beyond will explore ways in which local churches, denominations and Christian agencies more widely can be enabled to respond, understand,, enable.
Large families, poverty and welfare reform - Bradford
What do we already know about large families’ experiences of poverty and welfare reform? What more do we need to find out if we are to better understand their experiences and to provide the best forms of support? How might future waves of welfare reform affect large families? And what can we do to help families living with the consequences of on-going benefit changes? This conference will bring together policy makers, voluntary sector organisations and academics.