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2017 rewind: I don't want to lift children out of poverty

The second-most-read post from last year addresses one of my favourite things: how to change the political language we use to make our messages more powerful. 802 more words

Poverty

Clow Canada Donates $4,000 to Romero House Soup Kitchen in Saint John

Clow Canada staff and members of Local 835 IAM recently raised $2,000 for the Romero House Soup Kitchen and Clow Canada matched that amount for a total donation of $4,000. 146 more words

Community Involvement & Giving

Treasury admits 'child poverty' forecast error

Quantifying the number of children in poverty has always been contentious, with a variety of measures being made. There have been political claims of both overstating and trying to ignore the problem. 315 more words

General

Wed 8:30 | Report Finds Child Poverty Rising In Oregon

In most of Oregon’s counties, less than half of the children born into low-income families will reach the middle class or beyond as adults. That is one of… 9 more words

Jefferson Public Radio

Collateral

What waits for us, now that the bird has flown
Whilst the Tory beast drags the weak to its lair?
What happens now to the poor who are thrown… 82 more words

Poetry

Made in Britain

she lives her lows
as stains on the soul
her lonely gains
for lying with unknown
living without hunger
so she fakes wild,
thinks of the child… 73 more words

Poetry

Plaid pledges more free childcare hours so children can start school on an equal footing

“School readiness gap is gaping” warns Llyr Gruffydd

Not offering all 3-4 year olds in Wales 30 hours of free childcare risks leaving deprived children further behind, Plaid Cymru Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Education Llyr Gruffydd has warned. 406 more words

Llyr Gruffydd