This morning saw businesses, campaigners and the press gather at York St John University for the anticipated event which saw Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Vice Cable discuss the National Minimum Wage and the Living Wage.
This years Housing Week, 14-18 October, focuses on the important part that housing plays when it comes to poverty, and how it can be alleviated for residents.
Can you make someone at home away from home? Refugee Action York are looking for volunteers to work with children and young people from refugee families.
This Freshers Fortnight students at York St John University have been campaigning in support of making our city a better place to work and live.
Carecent will be at York Food and Drinks Festival on Monday, letting people know about their Harvest appeal and how you can help the hungry.
Twenty-two students from Manor CE Academy School York will take around 100 football shirts with them to Romania in October half-term as part of their Archbishop of York Young Leaders Award.
York is set to open two more foodbanks – highlighting the need for such charitable provisions and the scale of the food-related poverty problem in the area.
Poverty-tackling charities, voluntary-organisations and not-for-profits are being asked to help City officials source solutions to gaps in the existing City of York Council’s anti-poverty programme.
Restore York are set to open their first all-female supported and shared accommodation to help those in York who would otherwise be homeless.
We look at the story of one local lady’s struggle against poverty.
The #Povertyforum hosted on Twitter sparks a big debate amongst experts, media, charities and other organisations over how the issue of poverty can be tackled.
York Food Bank have provided more than 4,000 meals in just four months of starting up.
Researchers at the University of York are looking at the combined effect of changes to welfare benefits and rising energy…
A government report released on Wednesday outlines the shocking gap between the life chances of those from the poorest backgrounds in the UK, and those who are better off.
Oxfam are launching the Humankind Index to give a more comprehensive view of happiness that one based purely on economic prosperity.
A touring film festival, showing some of the worlds greatest homeless related films, will be visiting leading independent cinemas in the UK and Ireland in April 2012.