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Saturday October 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Read about the on-line events leading up to the Day sponsored by Dignity for All. Dignity for All is supported in part by KAIROS Canada and the Canadian Council of Churches.

Leading up to the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (October 17), Dignity for All and Leading Colour are holding a series of webinars that examine the impact of poverty on racialized communities. The topics covered are Precarious Housing (Sunday Oct 11), Youth Employment (Sunday Oct 11), Food Justice 101 (Tuesday Oct 13), Healthy Transportation (Wednesday Oct 14), Income Inequality (Thursday Oct 15) and Accessible Child Care (Friday Oct 16). The webinars are free. Register at:

In addition the Tamarack Institute will present a webinar A Just Recovery for All on October 14. Register at

On October 17, Dignity for All invites participation in the first Chew on This E-Rally. The rally will join people across the country in calling for justice for people in poverty in Canada!

To join the E-Rally visit and click on the REGISTER FOR OUR OCT. 17 E-RALLY button.

Actions supported by Dignity for All and their Chew on This campaign can be found at