The ‘Is it a Crime to be Poor?’ Alliance
We are a diverse group of people who, either individually or as part of their organisation, care deeply about the criminalisation of poverty. We believe it violates equality under the law and principles of social justice. Criminalisation of poverty is also economically and socially costly and has negative spill over effects on the whole of society.
Find out more about us here
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An ESRC festival of social science event on November 7 titled ‘ The School to Prison Pipeline: A UK Perspective’ at the University of Birmingham, registration details to follow!
Some examples of the criminalisation of poverty …
If you are having problems with debt, contact :
- Citizens Advice
- National Debtline
- Debt Advice Foundation
- The Money Advice Service
These all offer free advice and are non-profit organisations.