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.
WLU has partnered with the Social Development Centre to conduct research with the partner groups and chart our path forward. The impact of the pandemic, the vision for the future and the revival of social justice and advocacy work will all be a part of the report to be released in September.
What is colonization? How does it still pay out in our lives? Who does it heart? Everybody and everything living on the Earth… What would a process of decolonizing look like? Community conversations led by Ekhaya SG starting in September! Join us!
ACORN WR tenant union chapter is working full speed throughout the summer. Follow them on FB and learn more about the regular activities and rallies to support tenants who are being pushed out of their homes because the Residential Tenancies Act is not being respected by landlords, and because the municipalities in the region are not applying known strategies to protect tenants and prevent evictions.