Online Resources - Poverty research

August 25, 2010
A blog about the book, To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to end Inequality in 1960s. When Governor Terry Sanford established the North Carolina Fund in 1963, he saw it as...
Keywords: Blogs, Poverty Research, United States
August 19, 2010
This Stats Canada site includes statistics and reports on individuals and families living with low income in Canada, various provinces, or other geographical units (e.g., cities, small towns, and...
Keywords: inequality, low income, Poverty Research, poverty statistics, Stats Canada, Government information, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
August 19, 2010
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Growing Gap project takes an in-depth and sustained look at one of the biggest challenges of our time: Worsening income and wealth inequality in Canada....
Keywords: Debt and Consumer Law, income gap, Poverty Research, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
March 16, 2010
The social justice initiatives of the BC Teachers' Federation focus on poverty, child and youth issues, race relations, gender equity, homophobia and heterosexism, bullying, environmental issues,...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, LGBTQ, Poverty Research, social justice, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Factsheets and FAQs
March 16, 2010
The British Columbia Teachers' Federation has put together a Research Report looking at the structural causes of poverty and how it affects children.
Keywords: Education, Poverty Research, British Columbia, Reports and documents
February 23, 2010
Canadian Social Research Links has put together information for each Canadian province and territory that has implemented or is considering implementing a strategy against poverty. An incredible...
Keywords: anti-poverty strategies, Government Policy, poverty reduction campaigns, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, Government information, Reports and documents, All of Canada
December 22, 2009
Halifax and surrounding areas anti-poverty rants from a social hellion and feminist anti-poverty activist living in HRM
Keywords: Blogs, Poverty Research, Nova Scotia
December 2, 2009
The ESPC is an independent, non-profit social research organization. Their work is primarily focused on increasing public awareness and promoting positive policy change on issues related to low-...
Keywords: Alberta, equitable social policy, Poverty Research, social planning, social research, Organizations
September 2, 2009
A National CCPA report on how the recession is affecting women living in poverty.
Keywords: Poverty Research, recession, Women, women's poverty, Factsheets and FAQs, All of Canada
August 18, 2009
The National Coalition for the Homeless is an American network of people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Poverty Research, General resources, United States
July 17, 2009
Race Forward, formerly known as the Applied Research Center (ARC), is a racial justice think tank and home for media and activism. ARC investigates the hidden racial consequences of public policy...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Media, Poverty Research, racial justice, General resources, United States
June 19, 2009
Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ) is a national organization of members inspired by faith to act for justice in Canadian public policy.
Keywords: Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Indigenous, Poverty Research, General resources, All of Canada
June 4, 2009
The District of Parry Sound Poverty Reduction Network is a non-partisan organization that is composed of representatives from several social agencies in the district along with concerned individuals...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Organizing, parry sound, Poverty Research, General resources, Ontario
March 23, 2009
The mission of the Canadian Council on Social Development is to develop and promote progressive social policies inspired by social justice, equality and the empowerment of individuals and communities...
Keywords: Organizing, Poverty Research, social policy, Organizations, All of Canada
March 22, 2009
Stats & Facts, a on-line service of the Canadian Council on Social Development, provides accessible and accurate statistical information. This site is intended for anyone with an interest in...
Keywords: Poverty Research, statistics, General resources, All of Canada
March 22, 2009
The Urban Poverty Project 2007 is a series of comprehensive analytical reports, resource tools, and data profiles which take a broad look at different aspects of urban poverty in Canada, using...
Keywords: Poverty Research, urban poverty, General resources, All of Canada
January 27, 2009
Social Planning Toronto is committed to independent social planning at the local and city-wide levels in order to improve the quality of life for all people in Toronto. It is committed to diversity...
Keywords: Poverty Research, social planning, Toronto, General resources, Ontario
January 14, 2009
Poverty and Human Rights Centre Law Sheet: Using International Social and Economic Rights in Anti-Poverty Advocacy International human rights law has an important role to play in advocacy work...
Keywords: Human Rights, Poverty Research, General resources, All of Canada, International
December 30, 2008
This site is designed as a tool for public reporting about social programs in Ontario. It is intended to facilitate access to information and analysis, and to encourage debate about the adequacy of...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, social policy, General resources, Ontario
December 30, 2008
CROP is a response from the academic community to the problem of poverty. CROP concentrates on research. The major aim is to produce sound and reliable knowledge, which can serve as a basis for...
Keywords: Poverty Research, General resources, Research and education, International
December 4, 2008
The Social Planning Network of Ontario (SPNO) is a coalition of social planning councils (SPC), community development councils (CDC), resource centres, and planning committees located in various...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Ethnicity and Race, Family, Government Policy, Health, Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, Indigenous, Organizing, Poverty Research, social planning, General resources, Ontario
July 3, 2008
Initiative on Legal Empowerment of the Poor is a international program which aims to make legal protection and economic opportunity not the privilege of the few but the right of all. The website has...
Keywords: development, Legal Research, Poverty Research, un, united nations, General resources, Reports and documents, International