Sally Young has lived in the North East of England all her life. Sally is a social activist - she focuses on change (for good), having a voice and making changes. She has set up and run several charities in the North East and has been involved in national initiatives. She worked in and with the NHS for many years in a number of different roles promoting involvement in health. Sally has worked in and with local communities and voluntary organisations for over thirty years as a volunteer, staff member and trustee. Sally lives in Newcastle and is particularly interested in tackling inequality and poverty with a focus on women, children, refugees and asylum seekers. She has been a City Councillor in Newcastle. She has written and contributed to a number of reports on poverty and the voluntary sector.
Over four million children nationally are now affected by child poverty. This is unacceptable.Read more
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