The APLE Collective is a national collective of individuals who experience poverty. Working together with organisations that support us to take positive action to eradicate poverty.
Our aim is to create a sustainable, grassroots network across the UK to raise awareness of poverty, reduce stigma and work together with others to eradicate it.
This section of the website is where we would like to welcome you!
Born in 2018, take a look at our story so far.
Including our work on The Digital Divide, The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Our book and more.
We are so hapy to announce the launch of our brand new Newsletter!
For the month of June, The APLE Collective are highlighting and celebrating all of the organisations, charities and individuals who have lived experience of poverty or use their voice to campaign against poverty and inequality.
Including our participatory webinar, briefing paper and blog posts-
October 17th marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The APLE Collective are documenting the solidarity shown for this monumental day by lighting up the UK map with activities that are happening all across the country to commemorate IDEP 2021.
Drawing on case studies from Thrive Teeside, ATD Fourth World and Expert Citizens (APLE Collective organisations), this book interrogates the term ‘lived experience’. It critically investigates how knowledge gained from lived experiences of poverty is integral to developing effective COVID-19 policy responses.
We invite you to join us, to get involved and to contribute to our campaigning. Poverty is bad for everyone and we place value on people with direct experience of poverty having opportunities to affect the decisions that impact on them. We believe meaningful change to eradicate poverty is only possible when this happens-
Latest APLE Collective Blogs:
Living in poverty has never been a life choice. The harsh realities faced by people living in poverty are indefensible and with this in mind, the APLE Collective’s mission statement clearly articulates…