What Works Scotland co-director Ken Gibb reflects on a What Works Scotland event in Clydebank Town Hall, where 40 people from the public and voluntary sectors, plus a few academics and councillors took part in considering Community-led Approaches to Reducing Poverty.
Author: Ken Gibb, What Works Scotland
Date: 26 September 2016
The workshop focused on reviewing the evidence and practice concerning community-led approaches to reducing poverty. It also showcased work done by researchers on behalf of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
Also in attendance was a speaker from the Glasgow Centre for Population Health who presented information about demographics and the dimensions of poverty, contrasting Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire, and the value of bespoke community profiles.