Web of poverty
Our third Leeds Poverty Truth Commission has developed a metaphor of poverty as a web from which it is difficult to become untangled. Solving one issue doesn’t necessarily mean escaping the web. We have also explored how this might be transformed into a safety net of possibility enabling all to support and value one-another.
Poverty Dehumanises us all.
Poverty is a problem for everyone in Leeds.
The Leeds Poverty Truth Commission HuManifesto is an invitation to become part of the solution.
Click below to read the HuManifesto in full…
“Being part of the Poverty Truth Commission has been enlightening, enjoyable and humbling. I have met some wonderful people on this journey who have made me laugh, cry and examine who I am personally. I feel proud to have been part of this journey with everyone involved and to hopefully made a difference and to […]
Thoughts from Civic and Business Commissioner Mandy, on being part of the third Leeds Poverty Truth Commission… When I attended the first Poverty Truth meeting back in October 2019 I wasn’t sure what I was attending. For me it was a difficult session. A couple of the community commissioners told their story – talking about […]