Thrive’s vision is to close the gap between the rich and the poor, ensuring social justice and equality for all in Teesside. People in Teesside living on the margins will have the support to be empowered to improve their livelihoods, gaining the power needed to effect real, transformative change and tackle the issues that have, in the past, kept them in poverty
Thrive will support and enable people living in poverty and on the margins of society to improve their livelihoods. Thrive will ensure equality of opportunity to participate in meaningful activities that promotes and builds stronger communities with more active citizens working together to tackle their problems. In line with, The Poverty Truth Commission’s ethos, Thrive will follow the guiding principle: ‘Nothing about us, without us is for us’ – or mission will ensure, ‘the things we do matter?
Thrive works with financially and socially excluded members of the community in Teesside in the following ways: