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Community Payday Loan Forum on Feb 22 at 7 pm

Category: Uncategorized

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Plan to attend….all the details can be found in the flyer…read more here:

 


Report to UN on the Right to an Adequate Standard of Living

Category: Uncategorized

A copy of the final report can be read here:

UNCESCR report 2016 – The Right to An Adequate Standard of Living in Hamilton – 27Jan16
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Vibrant Communities Canada predicts great things from Hamilton

Category: Community DevelopmentNews

Read what Kirsti Battista had to say after attending the Hamilton Roundtable’s recent meeting held at the Perkins Centre, here:

 


Got your ID to vote?

Category: National Poverty PlanNews

Not sure what ID you need to vote? Curious about how new ID rules are going to affect you?

Check out one of the information booths across the City to find out and get information you need to be ready for October 19th!

Voter Information Clinics 2015

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Community forum on Affordable Child Care Sept 15

Category: National Poverty PlanNews

 

 

We invite you to attend, see the flyer below for all the details. Sept 15 Childcare Event flyer

 


Vote to End Poverty Lawn Signs Now Available

Category: National Poverty PlanNews

Quantities are limited. Fill out the form here to order yours today!

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Election 2015 Vote to End Poverty

Category: National Poverty PlanNews

The election’s been called, and the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction is gearing up to put poverty on the agenda this fall!

Check out the National Poverty Plan page here for updates on what’s changed for voters this time around, and stay tuned for more on the issues we’ll be bringing to candidates!


Poverty Roundtable joins Councillor Green to call for Pay Day Loan licensing in Hamilton

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It’s time to take our community back from predatory lenders!  On Friday, July 10th Ward 3 Councillor Matthew Green will present a motion to start the process to license pay day lending institutions and cheque cashing outlets in Hamilton.  Here’s our brief on the Pay Day Loan Industry:

Payday Lending Brief (1)

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Community Conversation about Precarious Employment happening Thursday June 25 at 7 pm, Spectator Auditorium

Category: Living Wage

See details below about the upcoming forum on Precarious Employment and possible solutions for Hamilton.

Read more about this important issue here:
http://www.thespec.com/news-story/5692335-more-than-half-of-hamilton-jobs-insecure-study/

 

Precarity Penalty Screen


Hamilton’s 20,000 Homes Campaign

Category: National Poverty PlanSocial PolicyUncategorized

As part of Hamilton’s 20,000 Homes Campaign, the following Registry Week Homelessness Survey Results were presented on April 30 — take a look at what we learned:

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You can also find the video that was created as part of Hamilton’s Campaign here:    

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwxDmNJhCdM