Advocacy and Awareness

Mayor's Advisory Panel on Poverty: Conversation-in-a-Box Toolkit

The Mayor’s Advisory Panel on Poverty has six months to develop recommendations on what more we can do to address poverty in London, and they are looking for the community’s input.
This conversation-in-a-box provides you with tools to assit you in hosting a discussion for people with lived experience between Nov 12-Dec 10, and gather feedback for the panel.

Any feedback you collect can be submitted to the panel online at

The Way We Think About Charity is Dead Wrong - Dan Pallotta TED Talk

Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are rewarded for how little they spend -- not for what they get done. Instead of equating frugality with morality, he asks us to start rewarding charities for their big goals and big accomplishments (even if that comes with big expenses). In this bold talk, he says: Let's change the way we think about changing the world.


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