EDINBURGH POVERTY COMMISSION FINAL REPORT

The final report of the Edinburgh Poverty Commission was published on 30 September with an online event featuring some of the Commissioners, representatives from public bodies in the city and citizens of  Edinburgh who contributed to the research. Read the full report by following the link https://edinburghpovertycommission.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/20200930_EPC_FinalReport_AJustCapital.pdf

Actions to End Poverty in Edinburgh: The final report of the Edinburgh Poverty Commission

Wednesday 30 September, 2 – 3.30pm. Online event, register in advance via this link. Edinburgh Poverty Commission was set up in November 2018 as an independent group working together to define the actions we need to take to end poverty in Edinburgh.Over 15 months we held 100 evidence sessions and project visits, met and heard from …

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The Equalities and Human Rights Committee have two new call for views

The Parliament is in its last year of the session before elections take place. Please take the opportunity to share your views. The Equalities and Human Rights Committee have two new call for views.   United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) The Committee has launched an inquiry into United Nations …

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POLICE SCOTLAND – MESSAGE TO COMMUNITIES

Police Scotland have issued the following message in response to the concerns raised by disability communities and organisations regarding Covid-19. Message from Assistant Chief Constable Gary Ritchie – 27 July 2020 Police Scotland is committed to keeping people safe and protecting all our communities. We understand that daily life adhering to coronavirus (COVID-19 guidelines continues …

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4 Conversations Blog – Helen Lowe (Volunteer Project Assistant)

Four Conversations On Thursday the 20th of February, EaRN hosted a discussion event which invited speakers from communities that still face discrimination in society to share their perspective on the issues of prejudice and marginalization. The morning began with reflections from three speakers (Zara Todd –consultant on disability rights, Mahrukh Shaukat – AMINA Muslim Women’s …

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