Did you know?
Did you know?
18 September 2021
Resources for Anti-Poverty Week
Anti-Poverty Week, 17-23 October, draws attention to the poverty people are experiencing and how it can be prevented and eradicated.
This year, The Salvation Army’s theme is, ‘Don’t be afraid to speak up and out for financial freedom’. The tagline, ‘Money talks: the conversations we need to have’, encourages people to have a conversation with their loved ones or a professional Moneycare financial counsellor about their financial situation.
You can find the Anti-Poverty Week toolkit at my.salvos.org.au or by clicking here.
Social justice stocktake
When you walk around your community, what are the biggest social justice issues you see? Is it housing affordability or social isolation? Is it family violence, disability discrimination or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander disadvantage?
With many communities in Australia in lockdown, this is something that we can all do – walk around our communities and offer this simple prayer, “God, what do you want me to see here?”
Take notice of the needs around you, then take The Salvation Army’s Social Justice Stocktake survey here to provide your insights and local knowledge to the Army’s policy and advocacy and research teams.
Day of Prayer for Victims of Human Trafficking
The Salvation Army is deeply committed to fighting and responding to modern slavery and human trafficking. We have a theological and historical mandate. We believe prayer is foundational and an essential, powerful tool to fight for freedom and work towards a world free from exploitation.
Join Salvos around the world on this day of prayer on Sunday 26 September. Together, we will ask God for justice and freedom for victims of modern slavery and human trafficking. Head to mySalvos for videos, social media tiles, PowerPoint slides and more resources.