Challenge Poverty Week England and Wales, 18-23 Oct 2022: Living Not Just Existing: Dignity For All​

Challenge Poverty Week England & Wales is an opportunity for us all to say what needs to change to enable our own communities to thrive.

It’s a chance for voices that are too often ignored to be heard loud and clear. It’s a chance to show that it is possible to build a better, more compassionate society in which everyone can live life to the full. And it’s a chance to start that journey, together, now.

Raise Voices

To raise voices in unison against poverty and shine a light on visions for a more just, compassionate and opportunity-filled country.

Show Community

To show what is already being done at community level to challenge and alleviate poverty.

End the Stigma

To change the conversation around poverty and help end the stigma.

Build Awareness

To build awareness and support for sustainable approaches that enhance the dignity and agency of people in poverty.


Download our Challenge Poverty Week toolkit here. It contains practical idea and tips to get the most out of the week, key messages and advice on how to make Challenge Poverty Week a springboard for lasting impact.

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