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Fort Qu’Appelle - SK

Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan.

July 17, 2017 was my first time in Fort Qu’Appelle. I had ridden to Fort Qu’Appelle with my cycling buddy, a short 80 km ride from Regina. 1,673 more words

Cycling To End Poverty

Evicted (CBR9 #40)

In April of 2017 Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond won the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction. I am relieved to discover that, because the idea that there was a better, more eloquent, well researched, and presented book released in the competition period I would have eaten my hat. 657 more words

Cannonball

Quarry

Looking from the top
No wonder why I see rocks
At the bottom of my quarry
Too many worry to be happy
This toil, it's funny how it's crappy… 133 more words

Poetry

How to Overcome a Poverty Mindset

By Eric Charles, MA., PhD-c

“Poverty is a state of mind.” ~Rahul Gandhi 

Do you ever catch yourself passing on joyous opportunities because you feel it will be too expensive? 619 more words

Life

Looking for a Miracle

My stomach is so empty
Food box is so in need
Of foodstuffs to keep me
From stuffing you like a turkey
Cause rumbling in my tummy… 216 more words

Poetry

The Neuroscience of Poverty: Does Growing up Poor affect Children's Brains?

Scientific research indicates that growing up poor may diminish the physical development of a child’s brain. Neuroscientists and Pediatricians alike are increasingly coming forward to indicate that they have seen evidence that poverty itself – and not factors like nutrition, language exposure, family stability, or prenatal issues, as previously thought – may diminish the growth of a child’s brain. 182 more words

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