In Saskatoon, October 13-17, 2014 is Poverty Awareness Week.
“Poverty Awareness Week promotes awareness of not only the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty but stands to remind people that sustained and concerted effort all year long is vital to entirely eliminating the iron grip of poverty.”
Events will be taking place throughout the week in Saskatoon, organized by Passion for Action Against Homelessness and Saskatoon Anti Poverty Coalition.
Wednesday: Public Forum on Housing in Saskatoon, 1:30-3pm at Station 20 West
Thursday: Lunch and Learn Essential Voices, 11:30am-1:30pm at the Crocus Co-op Meeting Room (135 Ave B South)
Friday: Chew on This (details TBA)
Friday: Hands Across the Bridge, gather at 5pm at Rotary Park near the Broadway Bridge
Check out Saskatoon Poverty Awareness Week on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/278122285716422/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular&source=1