The APLE Collective are part of a national movement which takes place every year on October 17th, known as the International Day of the Eradication of Poverty.

For more information on The International Day for the Eradication Of Poverty, click here.


Organisations from the APLE Collective took part in this monumental day last year both locally and nationally

APLE Collective

IDEP 2019: Lighting up the UK map.
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October 17th marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The APLE Collective documented the solidarity shown for this monumental day by lighting up the UK map with activities that took place all across the country to commemorate IDEP 2019. Whether you hosted an event in your local community, held a minute silence for lives lost or supported the day on your social media accounts, we want to say a massive well done for getting involved and highlighting the importance of IDEP-

APLE Collective

‘Talking about Poverty through Lived Experience’ Workshops
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As organisations with lived experience of poverty, we the APLE Collective are working to tackle poverty across the UK.

APLE invite you to two follow up framing workshops bespoke to people with direct experience of poverty. The workshops will provide an in-depth look at the framing tools and how we can use them to build public and political will to take action.

APLE Collective

Become an APLE member!
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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-

Thrive Teesside

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty- Thrive Teesside

17 October is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This year, at an ATD Fourth World event at UK Parliament, Rebecca Bromley gave a speech on the importance of using lived experience when finding solutions to poverty.

APLE Collective

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Our Story

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-

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ATD Fourth World UK launched this short film on last years International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
Thrive Teesside produced this video to coincide with IDEP 2018 and the event that they hosted in Stockton Town Centre