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Why emergency food providers should be using their voice to influence change and where to start.

Picture of volunteers at Legendary Community Club. Title states “food provision is a political act”.
Picture of volunteers at Legendary Community Club. Title states “food provision is a political act”.
MCT Millwall community trust volunteering with LCC

The (food) poverty issue

April signals the end of the first year of a pandemic few of us could have predicted would last this long. It also marks the expected beginning of yet a new cut to the UK’s social security system, despite poverty remaining rampant. The unemployment rate is the highest it has been in 5 years and is expected to rise even higher, while food bank usage has more than doubled. People of Colour, women, trans people, disabled people, working class people

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