Roles We Play
On 13 June 2019, Amanda Button and Diana Skelton were invited to represent ATD Fourth World on a panel about ‘Activism and Action’ organised by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation as part of a Focus Day on ‘Poverty: How Can We Tell a New Story to Inspire Change?’
This article by Dr. Orna Shemer was first published in the Israeli Journal of Social Workers, “Meidaos”.* Irit Aizik translated (…) Read more
“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:.