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Why the Occupy Movement?

Posted on: October 16th, 2011   1 Comment

I have been dismayed, amused and, sometimes, downright stupefied at the musings and reports surrounding the Occupy movement, expressed by reporters, politicians, financial sectors and yes, sometimes even the protestors themselves.  And although I am [...]

Do you see what I see?

Posted on: October 1st, 2011   No Comments

On September 29th 2011 the Campaign for Adequate Welfare and Disability Benefits organized a rally of all concerned groups in Hamilton struggling to find a way out of poverty. There is a myth that people [...]

Dialogue on the Racialization of Poverty

Posted on: September 27th, 2011   No Comments

Dialogue on the Racialization of Poverty – Thursday at 6pm A community Dialogue on the Racialization of Poverty with Dr. Grace- Edward Galabuzi, one of Canada’s leading experts on the issue and  Steve Buist, The [...]

Walk and Rally for Adequate OW & ODSP Rates

Posted on: September 27th, 2011   No Comments

Click on the image above for a pdf version of the poster. See you there!

Hamilton Event Listing from HRPR

Posted on: June 16th, 2011   No Comments

Upcoming Events as listed in the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction newsletter: June 20 – 9:00 am “Playing for Keeps” LIUNA Station http://www.playingforkeeps.ca/ June 22 – 2 p.m 2011 Joint Annual General Meeting Social Planning [...]

Advocacy Hamilton, Inequity, Poverty, Social Assistance:
Serious Thinking & Real Reform

Ontario has a poverty problem. Hamilton is an intensified example of this. 18% percent of the population lives in poverty, almost 50% of them children. That is 1 In 7 children. 6.8% unemployment rate again [...]