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Tackling child poverty in your local authority

Child Poverty Action Group

Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 10:20 AM to 4:20 PM (BST)

Tackling child poverty in your local authority

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 The Child Poverty Action Group invites Local Authority and partner staff to attend a free conference exploring ways local authorities can creatively work to meet their commitments under the Child Poverty Act despite facing significant financial challenges.

 

Topics to be addressed on the day have emerged from discussions with local authorities and will include workshops around:

 

 ·Universal Credit implementation

·Social Fund schemes

·Data sharing and how cross-departmental sharing could facilitate better interventions

·Including the voices of children and young people in child poverty strategies

·Evaluating and monitoring child poverty strategies

·Local authorities and food poverty

·Managing the overall benefit caps

 

Plus discussions around keeping child poverty high on the political agenda and the potential role of Fairness and Child Poverty Commissions in doing so.

 

May be subject to change.

 

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Lunch and refreshments provided.

With thanks to the Barrow Cadbury Trust.

 

 

 

Have questions about Tackling child poverty in your local authority? Contact Child Poverty Action Group

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Birmingham Centre for Voluntary Action
138 Digbeth
B5 6DR Birmingham
United Kingdom

Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 10:20 AM to 4:20 PM (BST)


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Child Poverty Action Group

www.cpag.org.uk

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CPAG provide training courses covering all aspects of welfare benefits, tax credits, the welfare rights system and universal credit. We offer courses in cities across the UK, including Birmingham, Bristol, Cardif, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield and York. For further information or to book please visit www.cpag.org.uk/training

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