Food Hub Special Event, Benefit Sanctions and Food Poverty, Woodlands Community Gardens, 7th May

woodlandsBENEFIT SANCTIONS & FOOD POVERTY
 
Wednesday 7th May, 2014
 
Woodlands Community Gardens
Event at: Albany Centre, 44 Ashley Street, G3 6DS

Limited spaces so please book in advance via http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/woodlands-community-garden-5239172271

One of the largest causes of the recent increase in food poverty has been has been the ever harshening system of sanctions imposed on benefit claimants. This free event will bring together individuals, community groups and advice organisations to discuss what can be done to both support individuals who have been sanctioned and to challenge the unfairness of the sanctions system.

2-5pm Speakers, stalls, workshops and discussion
Workshop topics confirmed as:
A) Food Aid and Resilient Communities
B) Effective Campaigning
C) Sanctions and the Scottish Welfare Fund
5-6pm Carry on the conversation over a cuppa
6-8 pm Free Food Hub Dinner for people experiencing hardship
(Full programme to follow shortly.)

Limited spaces so please book in advance via http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/woodlands-community-garden-5239172271

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