Some reflection then a party!

The Commission met for the last time last Thursday. We did some creative reflection on the last 18 months of working together and the incredible changes a process like this can bring. Then we had a wee party! This is the end of the Commission, but not the end! Over the next 12 months we will continue to work together to create a permanent voice for those with lived experience of poverty in Dundee. Watch this space! Dundee Fighting For Fairness wishes you a Merry Christmas and a very happy New Year!

A Busy day at Parliament!

Commissioners visited the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday. During their tour, they bumped into Jenny Marra MSP; Angela Constance MSP, then finished lunch chatting with Shona Robinson MSP and spent an hour with Aileen Campbell, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government! They shared the recommendations and chatted about ways they could still be a voice for people in poverty in Dundee.#dundeefightingforfairness #FairerDundee

Dundee Fighting for Fairness Report 2018

On the 29th November, Dundee Fighting for Fairness launched it's 12 recommendations towards making Dundee a Fairer city. These recommendations came after 7 months of listening to Commissioner's personal experience of poverty and inequality in the city and then 10 months working in groups hearing from the wider community of Dundee. The groups focused on 3 areas: Stigma, Mental Health, and People & Money. They led focus groups, conducted questionnaires, and connected with hundreds of people with personal experience of inequalities in these 3 areas. They also met with local politicians, chief executives, strategic planning groups, and project managers of organisations that could make huge posit

DFFF's Final Event

On Thursday 29th November 2018, Dundee Fighting For Fairness held it's final event where it launched it's recommendations that would make Dundee a fairer city. #fairerdundee The Commissioners spoke very passionately both about their personal experiences of poverty and about the research they had done to back up their recommendations You can find a great summary of the day written by the lovely folks at Dundee Voluntary Action (www.dva.scot) right here: https://dva.scot/news/dundee-fighting-for-fairness-calls-for-24-7-mental-health-drop-in

Encouragement to the Commissioners

On Thursday 29th November, Dundee Fighting For Fairness launched it's report and recommendations to make Dundee a fairer city. The Commissioners were incredibly passionate and very well spoken and their message was very well received. There was a great turnout on the day, and even some people who weren't able to be there physically sent a few words of encouragement to the Commissioners...

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