Young People's own Child Poverty Strategy

Young People's own Child Poverty Strategy

Young poeple from the North East have worked with young people from Manchester, Liverpool and Tower Hamlets to develop a manifesto to relieve child poverty.  Here is there manifesto:

Poverty Ends Now Manfiesto

They had support from Children North East, and funding was provided by the Webb Memorial Trust.

One of the young people involved had written a piece about it, available at http://www.appgpoverty.org.uk/children/developing-our-own-child-poverty-...

Employers

Work has to be a better route out of poverty. Most poor children have a working parent.

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Schools

Poverty leads to poor attainment.  Poor attainment leads to poverty.

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Local Authorities

Councils have a duty to address child poverty through their services, jobs and contracts.

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Everyone

Everyone can help to tackle child poverty. Every contribution matters.

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