“Poverty takes away ownership of our own lives. Every agency we come into contact with has something to say about our lives as if we can’t speak for ourselves and are bound to fail. That’s why this project and this film are so important,” says Moraene Roberts, a member of the ATD Fourth World UK National Co-ordination Team and project participant
In this excerpt from the final report evaluating The Roles We Play project, Dr Will Mason, sociologist and lecturer in applied social science at the University of Sheffield, explains how he and his students saw the project:.
In October 2018, ATD Fourth World’s international centre near Paris hosted a global gathering of activists living in poverty, their (…) Read more
“The way parents in poverty are treated is massively disproportionate. When you’re scrimping on the basics, you don’t have the (…) Read more
One speaker addressing the United Nations Special Rapporteur displayed a quilt she is making in memory of people whose deaths (…) Read more
This article is excerpted from Volume 3 of Artisans of Peace Overcoming Poverty, available for free download at: http://www.atd-fourthworld.org/artisans-peace-overcoming-poverty-volume-3-understanding-violence-poverty/ The (…) Read more