Alvin Carpio

Alvin currently campaigns for policy changes to address poverty. He is working on a project to deliver first job opportunities for people in poverty who have never had a job. He is also a board member of the UpRising Leadership Programme which seeks to shake-up leadership in our democracy, and led on political campaigns for the National Executive of the Young Fabians. Alvin recently returned from a Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship looking at community leadership and social exclusion across the US, and previously led the Citizens’ Inquiry into the Tottenham Riots. He was recently made a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.

Related Sessions
Saturday 17 October 2015, 14.00 Barbican Library

Judge rule: is the law taking over politics?

"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
Exeter University student

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