Oz Cole-Arnal started Alliance Against Poverty as Jubilee Wedge in 2008, to redistribute money from the “haves” to the “have very little”. But AAP is not just a sharing group, it’s a direct action group that advocates for free transit; fair, affordable and secure housing for everyone; and a Universal Basic Income.
The book mentioned by Bob is The Spirit Level by Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson.
Members of the East African Coalition of Waterloo Region are appealing to you to volunteer two to four hours a week and provide after school homework support for children in grades 1-12. The projects will start on September 21/2020. We will start the homework support from the Civic Hub with all the necessary precautions for the children, families and our volunteers.
Community rallying to support a much needed pilot initiative – find out more about ‘A Better Tent City’! We hope to see more temporary better tent cities, encampments with supports and access to basic needs, until housing is available to all!
Donations for the collective cooking sessions are accepted now!
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