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Tuesday, 20 March 2007 14:10

Kairos National Anti Poverty Study in Victoria

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- The project will also create a national network of low-income groups and individuals advocating for the full engagement and inclusion of low-income people in Canadian society. It will provide low-income participants with new tools to increase their ability to advocate for and meet their own needs, and to contribute as active members of their communities. A final report, posted on the project website, will be created, and actively disseminated.

Are you interested in making a difference by addressing the issues facing people living in poverty?

JOIN THE Kairos National Anti Poverty Study in VICTORIA

JOIN 15  20 people from Victoria and participate in 3 day long workshops in May and June 2007.

 Participants will receive a $400 honorarium, learn new skills and be introduced to a variety of community resources.

You will:

" learn what other groups offer in Victoria to support people living in poverty

" learn new communication and research skills so that you can participate more fully in poverty-related policy-making and community action and meet interesting new people!

" work together using theatre and video to inform the Canadian government about policies and practices to support participation by low-income people

" 4-5 participants will travel to Ottawa in the fall to report on best practices at a national meeting, from which new tools for mobilization and recommendations for community action will be adopted and a national plan developed.

The project will also create a national network of low-income groups and individuals advocating for the full engagement and inclusion of low-income people in Canadian society. It will provide low-income participants with new tools to increase their ability to advocate for and meet their own needs, and to contribute as active members of their communities. A final report, posted on the project website, will be created, and actively disseminated.

If you are interested in learning about the project please contact:

River Chandler 888-9805 <mailto: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it > This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Dr. Robin June Hood 384-1437 or <mailto: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it > This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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