How do we put children at the centre of the debate about child poverty? How can you start a conversation with young people about an issue as difficult as “poverty” and help them to speak out?
You may have heard about The Children’s Commission on Poverty, supported by The Children’s Society, which has brought together 15 young people across the country to uncover the realities of poverty.
The Children’s Commission on Poverty is a bold attempt to understand what poverty looks like through young eyes. Watch Jim and Larissa from The Children’s Society, who have been supporting the young commissioners, and hear how the commission is putting children at the centre of the debate on poverty.
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Jim and Larissa will be helping young people up and down the country, to make their views heard so that politicians, the media and the general public will take notice.
In the months to come, you’ll be hearing stories from young people and the ways you can support them to create lasting change.
The Children’s Society