What People in Edinburgh Think About Poverty

What People in Edinburgh Think About Poverty

A guest blog by Dr Laura Robertson (Poverty Alliance) and Professor John McKendrick (Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit at Glasgow Caledonian University) introducing two reports published today for the Edinburgh Poverty Commission, which reveal attitudes...
Promoting the Value of Social Housing

Promoting the Value of Social Housing

On Scottish Housing Day (16 September 2020), we take a look at the role of social housing in ending poverty. Over 70 years have passed since the United Nations enshrined housing as a human right in Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Yet, today on...
Multi-Cultural Family Base Guest Blog

Multi-Cultural Family Base Guest Blog

Our sixth guest blogger, Philippa Kemp, kindly provides an insight into Supporting BAME families in Edinburgh through COVID We are a multi-disciplinary team of professionals, encompassing social workers, art therapists and community education workers, offering...
Edinburgh Evening News Featured Article

Edinburgh Evening News Featured Article

Edinburgh Poverty Commission Chair Jim McCormick’s article was a double page spread in the 1 September 2020 edition of the Evening News part of their Recovery Edinburgh series. It can be viewed on pages 8 and 9 on the Press Reader link. Or you can read it in...