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Poverty Talked – We Listened

Last week a committed group of poverty activists convened for “Enough,” a Spoken Word Event at the Calgary Public Library’s John Dutton Theatre to mark the United Nations’ International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

The event featured spoken word performances from Calgarians who intimately understand the impacts of poverty and have an important story to share.
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‘It Feels Like We’ve Sparked a Movement’

People are thirsting to be involved in Calgary’s new poverty reduction initiative, and creatively finding their own ways to do so

Calgary’s poverty reduction initiative is called Enough for All — and it’s shifting the conversation about what it means to reduce poverty. People are thirsting to be involved. “Let’s talk about us as a community,” is the rallying cry. “We’re all in this together, and we have to figure out how we build the community that works for all of us.”
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