One thing is clear, Universal Credit has well and truly arrived in Scotland.
Last year a food bank parcel was given out in Scotland for every copy of The Scotsman bought between 2012 and 2016.
A Menu for Change responds to the Trussell Trust’s latest statistics.
Communities around the world face shared challenges in realising the right to food: what can we learn from each other?
Welcome to the Spring edition of our newsletter First of all, a huge thank you for signing up to A Menu for Change’s newsletter. We hope to be able to keep you informed about our ongoing & upcoming events & activities. It’s been a busy first year of developing & planning A Menu for ChangeContinue reading “A Menu for Change Spring E-news”
We know that emergency food aid cannot solve the underlying causes of poverty which stop people being able to feed themselves and their families.
There are over 200 food banks operating in Scotland, with the first one opening just seven years ago. We are all too familiar with this trajectory…
FOR the first time in more than a decade, new United Nations data suggests that world hunger is on the rise again. The world produces enough food to feed everyone, yet, about 800 million people suffer from hunger. That is one in nine people. Sixty per cent are women. When we imagine world hunger, weContinue reading “Agenda: We must challenge the extreme poverty we find at home”
Members of the A Menu for Change team had the fantastic opportunity to take part in panel discussions after the screenings of ‘Theater of Life’ during this year’s Take One Action film festival. In Edinburgh the film was shown at the Grassmarket Community Project where we joined in a community meal before the screening. TheContinue reading “Take One Action! Film Festival”
Issues discussed here by politicians, councillors and third sector stakeholders.