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Connecting social action and faith-sharing
A helpful booklet about lessons learnt from social action + faith sharing. Case studies, tips and practical suggestions. "When you meet a need, you create a context to share something of the hope we have."
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Poverty Cure
We are called to a loving and generous concern for the poor. We often ask what causes poverty. But the real question is; how do people create prosperity for themselves, their family, and their community?
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Three reasons anti-poverty programs don’t work, and how there’s a better way 
71% of people who escaped poverty said it was due to economic transformation such as jobs, new income, new businesses. Provides insight as to what works in eradicating poverty.
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Choose Love
The Choose Love online shop is the world’s first to sell real products for refugees and displaced communities. There are three categories of products; Emergency Needs, Daily Survival, Building Futures.
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Addressing human trafficking in your own backyard
David Batstone is a venture capitalist, business professor, PhD in theology. He discovered his favourite Indian restaurant had trafficked 500+ girls, aged 14 to 19 for forced labour. So what did David do?
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Kenny - a story of trauma
All it takes is an alignment of circumstances, events which hit in violent succession, and then suddenly it’s your children in care, marked with a stigma that can seem indelible.
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Clashing Agendas
David Freud tells the inside story of his battles - with Westminster and Whitehall alike - to modernize our welfare system inc Universal Credit. It is a riveting dialogue-driven account of how Government really works (or not).
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My Dream, My Taste 
People are losing a public sense of what 'the good life' is and replacing it with their own individualised version which changes according to day-to-day tastes. They have become detached from the larger story of deep meaning.
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How poverty makes workers less productive 
Poverty is like a parasite, consuming mental energy that could be put to more beneficial use. "Being poor is like having just pulled an all-nighter, and that hurts the ability to escape poverty."
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Speaking of poverty, differently 
Poverty is really not a failure of the individual. We should see it instead as a failure of society. A society that fails to recognize the competence of people in poverty. A society that relies on a unhealthy conception of merit.
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Events (3 found)

Online - Business Fights Poverty Global Summit 2022 - Poverty
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Join your peers from around the world for the Business Fights Poverty Global Summit to explore trends and deep-dive into how driving equity and building the resilience of people and communities are key to fighting poverty across its many dimensions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to tap into the latest thinking on the role that businesses can play, alongside governments and civil society, and hear directly from leading business practitioners and international development experts.

Hear about the latest trends in poverty, and what role business can plan, alongside government and civil society. Access the latest practical insights from real-world examples of businesses taking action on equity, resilience and poverty so that you can scale the impact of your own efforts. Tap into current thinking and best-practice lessons on priorities for collaborative action, and identify new connections to take forward your own partnerships.
 
13/06/2022
13:30
Online - Business Fights Poverty Global Summit 2022 - Equity
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Join your peers from around the world for the Business Fights Poverty Global Summit to explore trends and deep-dive into how driving equity and building the resilience of people and communities are key to fighting poverty across its many dimensions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to tap into the latest thinking on the role that businesses can play, alongside governments and civil society, and hear directly from leading business practitioners and international development experts.

Hear about the latest trends in poverty, and what role business can plan, alongside government and civil society. Access the latest practical insights from real-world examples of businesses taking action on equity, resilience and poverty so that you can scale the impact of your own efforts. Tap into current thinking and best-practice lessons on priorities for collaborative action, and identify new connections to take forward your own partnerships.
 
14/06/2022
13:30
Online - Business Fights Poverty Global Summit 2022 - Resilience
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Join your peers from around the world for the Business Fights Poverty Global Summit to explore trends and deep-dive into how driving equity and building the resilience of people and communities are key to fighting poverty across its many dimensions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to tap into the latest thinking on the role that businesses can play, alongside governments and civil society, and hear directly from leading business practitioners and international development experts.

Hear about the latest trends in poverty, and what role business can plan, alongside government and civil society. Access the latest practical insights from real-world examples of businesses taking action on equity, resilience and poverty so that you can scale the impact of your own efforts. Tap into current thinking and best-practice lessons on priorities for collaborative action, and identify new connections to take forward your own partnerships.
 
15/06/2022
13:30

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