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Yearly Archives: 2013

Joint Letter to Premier Wynne
Poverty Reduction Policy White Paper


Raise the Wage

Have your say on Minimum Wage in Ontario. Join us for a community dialogue on liveable wages: 6:30 pm. Tuesday, December 3rd 2013 – Hamilton Room, Central Library – 55 York Blvd., Hamilton On. minimum wage forum Dec 3  

Join HRPR Speakers Bureau

Speakers Bureau looking for Applicants The Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction is currently looking for people to share stories as part of a new Speakers Bureau. The purpose is to use personal stories and experiences of poverty and social exclusion to tackle negative stereotypes and promote educated dialogue about the implications of the costs, health…

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Youth art exhibit leaves an impression

Wow – what an impression everyone left…hundreds of impressions in fact. The wall of fingerprints was an integral part of The Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction’s Youth Art Exhibit titled, REimagine, REthink, REengage, at the recent 2013 Supercrawl event. More than one thousand people walked through the Exhibit, viewing what some of our younger artists…

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Teachers in Hamilton High Schools will engage students on root causes of income disparity

Together with the City of Hamilton Public Health Services and both Boards of Education we launched a new high school school resource (pilot project) “Learning about Income Disparity in Hamilton, Ontario”.  In civics and religion classes, teachers in Hamilton’s high schools will be discussing the root causes of income inequality and poverty and helping students…

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Come visit our art exhibit at Super Crawl.

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Media Release: Hamilton groups demand focus on Affordable Housing when Premiers meet this week

  MEDIA RELEASE: from YWCA Hamilton, Social Planning and Research Council, Good Shepherd Centres, Street Youth Planning Collaborative & Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction: media release July 23, 2013    

Employment Opportunity

Job Title: Project Coordinator Terms: Part-time:  20-22 hours/week (1 year contract) Reports To: Director, Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction Summary: The Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction requires a project coordinator to help establish a Speaker’s Bureau of persons with the lived experience of poverty and social exclusion.  The mandate of the Bureau will be to…

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Moving forward on universal student nutrition for all kids in Hamilton!

Taste Buds has launched — it’s objective: to ensure student nutrition programs are available in all Hamilton Schools. http://www.thespec.com/news-story/3845194-tastebuds-initiative-is-about-feeding-young-mouths-and-minds/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter