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 here to read the HuManifesto in full…




What if people living in poverty could take the lead on challenging the city’s leaders to work with them on tackling poverty? Would it make a difference to the decisions that are being made? Would new solutions to poverty be discovered? Would people listen and, if they did, would they better understand the challenges that poverty brings?


Summer News

It has now been 5 months since the close of the 2nd Leeds Poverty Truth Commission (and 3 years since the close of the first). We are now starting to work towards a 3rd Commission in Leeds starting (in full) sometime in early 2019.   Despite being between Commissions there is a lot happening at […]

Getting Involved

We are offering a contract for a self employed worker to help co-ordinate the work of Leeds Poverty Truth Commission. The deadline for applications is 10th June 2018. Here is an outline of the role and an application form. If you have any questions then please contact us on