Category Archives: English

From UK poverty to social security: solutions grounded in experience

ATD Fourth World UK Giving poverty a voice From UK poverty to social security: solutions grounded in experience 6th July 2017 House of Commons Presenting our anti-poverty poster ATD Fourth World UK Amanda This poster was made by 10 people … Continue reading

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Peer support

Giving Poverty a Voice In the summer, Jackie Cox and Church Action on Poverty organised a residential meeting in Windermere. This important event brought different groups together who are fighting against poverty so that they could share their experiences, expertise … Continue reading

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The Importance of Recognistion

Giving Poverty a Voice Being involved in the process of making a project like the Roles We Play was interesting because you had other people to bounce ideas off of and that meant we got a more balanced and inclusive … Continue reading

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Reaching the hardest to reach

Giving Poverty a Voice The capacity building residential workshop on outreach work came about due to all the work that ATD Fourth World do with people living in poverty. We all wanted to know of different ways to reach out … Continue reading

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What does it mean to be an expert?

Giving Poverty a Voice Whenever a group of ATD Fourth World activists get together, something happens. At the end of a residential working session designed to help activists to discover each other – beyond ATD Fourth World – we had … Continue reading

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Sharing more than food

Giving Poverty a voice / blog Thursday lunch is a weekly open-house event where friends, families and members of the community are invited to come and share a home cooked meal with the ATD Fourth World UK team in a … Continue reading

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Homeless people with disabilities in Hungary

A Város Mindenkié (…) Gábor Hajas is 55 years old. He became homeless after his divorce. He gave up all his belongings to his ex-wife and children, which also played a part in his becoming homeless. He had many jobs … Continue reading

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Tackling Prejudice with Giving Poverty A Voice Blog

Giving Poverty a Voice One of the main obstacles in any anti-poverty work is challenging the public perceptions of poverty, often based on the misleading main-stream media agenda or lack of real experience and understanding of poverty. This new blog … Continue reading

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Propositions pour l’Europe – Proposals for Europa

Propositions pour l’Europe Proposals for Europa Update – Mise à jour Au sein d’ATD Quart Monde, le suivi de ces propositions en Europe est assuré par le “Groupe d’Action Politique Européen” (GAPE), composé de personnes d’horizons différents. S’y est impliqué … Continue reading

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Human dialogues

Giving Poverty a Voice Our new blog “Giving Poverty a Voice” will be launched on the 31st March. http://givingpovertyavoice.weebly.com/blog The idea of the blog is to give people living in poverty a platform to speak out about their expertise, experiences, … Continue reading

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Doorstep Library Network

Doorstep Library Network Doorstep Library is a registered charity that brings books and the magic of reading directly to the homes of children in some of London’s most disadvantaged areas. As a charity we’re unique in this. We do it … Continue reading

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Our Voices 2017 – Participating and Re-thinking Europe from the Margins!

ATD Ireland ATD Polska ATD España “Our Voices 2017” is a project aiming to deepen discussions on the future of Europe, underlining the idea of an inclusive social Europe, which is emphasized in the European Social Charter (ESC) and the … Continue reading

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Nochlezhka has published the 12th Guide for the Homeless

Nochlezhka Nochlezhka has published the 12th Guide for the Homeless – an annually updated collection of important information necessary for surviving on the streets and getting started on the path back to regular life. This edition could help those in … Continue reading

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ATD Fourth World’s The Roles We Play project

ATD Fourth World / Joseph Rowntree Foudation JRF has worked in partnership with ATD Fourth World and photographer Eva Sajovic to bring you six personal accounts of daily life and aspiration. The films challenge stereotypes about people living in poverty … Continue reading

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‘We mix (ingredients) in order to mix (people)!’

Overcoming extreme poverty During her PhD in Cultural Anthropology at Princeton University, Nadezhda S-G., from Bulgaria examined community development in poor areas employing the arts but she soon she discovered that what actually unites people most is food, and in … Continue reading

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Building relationships on mutual trust

Overcoming extreme poverty The Real Pearl Foundation is a non-profit civil organisation in Hungary whose primary focus is art education and talent development where they support socially disadvantaged Roma and non-Roma children. They are also heavily involved in family community … Continue reading

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Training

Concordia Trade School At the moment, six different apprenticeships can be completed at the trade school of CONCORDIA. This professional education is supplemented by the general trade school “Learn for Life”. State-accredited Training At the moment the trade school of … Continue reading

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“Nochlezhka” opened “Intolerance cafe”

Nochlezhka “Nochlezhka” opened a two-day “Intolerant cafe” at the festival “Vkontakte”: July 18-19, this charitie volunteers gave visitors free lemonade, but not every guest a drink immediately offered. The café acted in a discriminatory schedule – every ten minutes the”Nochlezhka” … Continue reading

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