Living Wage Edinburgh

Living Wage Edinburgh

Back in September 2020, when we published our final report, A Just Capital, we called on Edinburgh’s employers, Trade Unions, social enterprises, and public sector bodies to come together in a new alliance to make Edinburgh a Living Wage City. Today (16 November) on...
It’s time to Discover!

It’s time to Discover!

In our next Challenge Poverty Week guest blog, Linda Lees, Lifelong Learning Strategic Manager at the City of Edinburgh Council, provides an insight into the innovative Discover! Summer 2021 programme to help address holiday hunger, and so much more. Set up to...
Youth Employment

Youth Employment

With thanks to Kate Kelman, Capital City Partnership, for this latest guest blog for Challenge Poverty Week Youth unemployment rates may never again be as dramatic as they were when I was growing up in the 80s and 90s when there was often over 5000 young people at a...
An overview of the Annual Report 2021

An overview of the Annual Report 2021

Further information on the key elements of the report are provided in our fourth blog for Challenge Poverty Week Yesterday (5 October), Councillors on the City of Edinburgh Council’s Policy and Sustainability Committee reviewed the first annual progress report on...
Citizen’s Voices – End Poverty Edinburgh

Citizen’s Voices – End Poverty Edinburgh

The good reception of the End Poverty Edinburgh deputation at Committee yesterday warrants the following Challenge Poverty Week Blog in their own words. End Poverty Edinburgh is an independent group of citizens established in 2020 to raise awareness of poverty in...