Joseph Roundtree Foundation
INSPIRING SOCIAL CHANGE
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty.
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How is social exclusion linked to poverty? How can people who have been excluded from power play an equal role? One reason poverty's grip still exists is because people on low incomes are overlooked and marginalised. We look at areas such as poverty, power and relationships.
How does housing impact work, health and education? How do affordable rents compare to traditional rents? How can we build a new generation of social housing, to losen the grip of poverty? We look at areas like council provision, housing associations, affordability, and housing with care.
SOCIAL & POLITICAL ATTITUDES
What are the social and political attitudes of people on low incomes? How can people who have been excluded from power play an equal role? Can we root policy-making and design of services in the needs of the public? Can digital technology be used to report back on how policies affect voters?