All posts for the topic ‘Poverty’:

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 [...]

HRPR Twitter Challenge!

Posted on: September 27th, 2011   No Comments

With 10 days left until the provincial election, the Poverty Roundtable has issued a challenge to all local provincial candidates. Today in Hamilton there are approximately 62,000 individuals – children, women and men – struggling [...]

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!

OW/ODSP recipients: Get out and VOTE!

Posted on: September 27th, 2011   No Comments

YOUR VOTE WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE Vote in the October 6, Provincial Election ************************************* Reclaim Your Rights: The Right to live with dignity The Right to a decent standard of living The Right to proper, [...]

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 [...]