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Anti-Poverty Week

Posted by Hutt St Centre on 2016-10-14

Anti-Poverty Week was established in 2001 and inspired by the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty but has since expanded to include a full week. Over the years a National Facilitating Group was established and Hutt St Centre is co-chairing the SA State Facilitating

The main aims are to:

- Strengthen public understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty and hardship around the world and within Australia

- Encourage discussion, action and research to address these problems amongst individuals,community, organisations and government.

The APW has a special emphasis on encouraging activities and events at the local community level, however modest or social in nature they may be.