Poverty training

Understanding what it is like to be poor takes first hand knowledge. You have to experience it. If you’ve never been poor, you have no idea how hard it really is. Poverty is greatly misunderstood. It is a cycle that sucks people in and doesn’t want to let them go. For...

The Robin Hood Tax

Around the world, momentum is building behind a tiny tax on bankers that could generate billions of dollars to help with problems at home and overseas. It has been given different names in different countries – the ‘Robin Hood’ tax in the United...

Did you know…?

This factsheet presents a quick overview of recent cross-cutting Urban Institute research on poverty, including 13 key points on poverty’s effects on immigration, health care, children, infants with depressed mothers, employment, assets, and neighborhoods. One...

Street Logic: Book Review

What is happening on the street sometimes appears to be the equivalent of a blood sport. One with no rules and that makes no sense. When assessing each individual’s struggle to avoid facing the hole they are in, it’s clear that the denial factor can...