How to make poverty history?
We need to get rid of some intellectual weeds; the idea of a poverty line, a main cause of poverty is about people and their decisions, we can reduce poverty by focusing on the poor, that redistributive or targeted programmes are key to poverty reduction.
Are marriages becoming stronger everywhere?
UK divorce rates have now fallen to 35 per cent, the lowest levels in fifty years. The hard data say that this is happening almost entirely because fewer wives are filing for divorce during the first decade of married life.
A wellbeing discovery programme run by Liveability where people learn horticulture, conservation, maintenance and rural craft in a tranquil setting, building confidence, making friends and having fun.
For 2 mins each day, 10 days in a row, teachers have a personal conversation with a disruptive student about anything the student is interested in. Resulted in 85-percent improvement in student's behaviour and in all the other students' behaviour.
Kindness in public policy?
Talk about kindness and public policy in the same breath and you get one of several reactions including embarrassment, dismissal, irritation. However kindness matters and it makes a huge difference.
The lasting effects of childhood trauma
Have you ever met a person who woke up one morning and says, "My ambition is to become an addict." When people are in tremendous pain, their range of choices is limited and not only that their brains are affected by those early experiences.
Workshop: Transforming injustice in UK austerity and poverty - Coventry
@Elm Bank Coventry University Coventry CV1 2LQ
A participatory workshop challenging and reflecting on the Church’s aim to transform unjust structures of society in austerity Britain. What are the different forms of poverty in the UK and how do they relate to each other? How can the Church be an effective agent for change in an age of austerity? How can the Bible and Christian tradition enable us to challenge structural injustice? This participatory workshop will revolve around small group discussion of three questions that reflect on transforming unjust structures.