Sheffield Poverty Summit Fri 15 Oct

Sheffield City Council will be hosting a Sheffield Poverty Summit via Zoom on Friday 15 October 2:30pm-4:45pm.

3:45pm-4:30pm: Workshops

Participants will be able to choose their own breakout room during the session.

  1. Housing and Poverty – facilitated by Shelter
  2. Health and Poverty – improving people’s health by increasing financial wellbeing
  3. A guide to Practical support available in the city – introducing the ‘Worrying about Money’ leaflet and accompanying website that is in development
  4. Poverty and black, Asian and minority ethnic communities
  5. Poverty and people with disabilities
  6. Tackling food poverty – building on a recent cross-party Scrutiny working group report
  7. Inclusive economic recovery – including everyone in the city’s recovery
  8. Universal Basic Income – exploring radical solutions to poverty with UBI Lab Sheffield
  9. Welfare and ‘the Council’ – how to make Council Tax Support, Discretionary Housing Payments and other council benefits work for the people of Sheffield.

4:30pm-4:40pm: Reflection and thanks

Register for the event

Secure your place and receive the meeting link by signing up via Eventbrite.

Before attending the summit, please take a few moments to listen to some Sheffielders speak about what it feels like to always struggle for money by clicking here.