Lots of organisations and coalitions – including several of our London Challenge Poverty Week Champions – are campaigning and pressing the Government for urgent action to address the cost-of-living crisis. Below are links to some of these actions that you might want to consider taking to add your voice to these calls. 

We share these links so you can choose how to take action. These campaigns are not run or endorsed by London Challenge Poverty Week. 

Praxis have launched a petition to Gillian Keegan, Secretary of State for Education, calling on the Government to let all parents have access to free childcare, regardless of their parents’ immigration status.

Sign the petition here

The Trussell Trust and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation are calling people to sign a petition calling on UK political party leaders to support the introduction of an Essentials Guarantee within Universal Credit to ensure that the basic rate at least covers life’s essentials, such as food and bills.  

Sign Here

The No Child Left Behind campaign is calling on people to sign their open letter calling on the Government to extend free school meals to everyone.
Sign the letter here.
Child Poverty Action Group are calling on people to sign up to their campaign demanding real action from the UK’s leaders to give kids the security they need by helping families who don’t have enough money. 
Find our more here
Z2K are asking people to Write to your MP to ask them to support Marsha de Cordova MP’s new Early Day Motion 19 (previously 1126) – a petition only MPs can sign – in support of the campaign calling for fundamental reform of the disability benefit assessments processes.
Find out more here