Christianity, Poverty and Politics in the 21st Century City
Life on the Breadline is a three year multi-disciplinary ESRC-funded project analysing the nature, scope and impact of Christian engagement with urban poverty in the UK in the context of austerity since the 2008 financial crisis.
Inequality + austerity + COVID 19 = a perfect storm that is punishing people living in poverty more than anyone else. This is the landscape we are exploring in our @ESRC, @CTPSR_Coventry Life on the Breadline #BreadlineResearch
back at work and I'm revisiting our 10 #BreadlineResearch guest blog posts during #Covid19 today. Missed any including from @TheAlisonBriggs @HannahEDeakin @Suzanne_VY @NaomiPMaynard and @LeanLeft_Wright? Catch up through the collection:
"Food insecurity levels in the UK are almost 250% higher than they were pre-Covid-19 ... it’s clear that Covid-19 has compounded already unacceptable levels of need."
Stories of food Insecurity and Covid-19 in Stoke, shared by #breadlineresearch
The #BreadlineResearch conference is taking place on 11th September and will discuss faith-based activism in austerity Britain. Speakers include @ChrisShannahan @Manctheologian Robert Beckford @RachelMuers and @Sarah_M_Hall. Book your free place today https://breadlineresearch.coventry.ac.uk/2020/07/08/life-on-the-breadline-conference-moves-online/