Association of Child Poverty, Brain Development, and Academic Achievement Poverty is tied to structural differences in several areas of the brain associated with school readiness skills, with the largest influence observed among children from the poorest households. Regional gray matter volumes of children below 1.5 times the federal poverty level were 3 to 4 percentage … Continue reading Poverty and Children’s Brains – there is an affect!
Precarious work—any work that does not pay well enough to meet basic expenses—is a major driver of social inequality which does its own social and economic damage. It is fast becoming the principle worry of organizations such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the International Monetary Fund and the United Nations. Final Report … Continue reading Final Report of the Precarious Work Group_January 2015
Deirdre Pike, Senior Social Planner Community Champion, firstname.lastname@example.org Dierdre Pike, Advocating for Change, Addressing Poverty with Both Feet David McLaren, Making Waves Commentator, email@example.com Gemma Mendez-Smith, Executive Director, Four County Labour Market Planning Board firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.planningboard.ca Poor No More… There is a way out, By: Deveraux Babin, Directed By: Bert Deveraux http://www.PoorNoMore.ca
Income Employment Security Action Group, Oct 3 2014 notes Continued planning for Living Wage Imposium Registration_17 Oct 2014
Income & Employment Security Action Group, August 15, 2014 Ongoing planning UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Diedre Pike, Gemma Mendez Smith, David McLaren