Cities Connect - August 2016

Submitted by Natasha Pei on October 7, 2016 - 4:08am

This month we we bring you resources to help you shift your poverty reduction lens to a more human rights focus: 

  • Experts By Experience - an in-depth guide to the Belgian experience on meaningfully including people with lived experience of poverty, in the every day work and planning at various public service offices.
  • Reframing Poverty as a Matter of Human Rights - Maytree's Elizabeth McIsaac provides an overview of the strategies and policies for rights-based poverty reduction in Canada, beginning with the need for common language and goals.
  • Charity is Good, Justice is Better: how Cities Reducing Poverty members in Windsor, Ontario are mobilizing youth and applying the human rights lens to their work.
  • Dignity for All is organizing this year's ChewOnThis! campaign for October 17th. Find out how you can get involved.
  • Tools and Resources: evaluation and assessment of human rights work, guides to the rights-based poverty reduction approach, the case for the human rights approach, and more.

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