To sharpen our knowledge about poverty in our communities, NZCCSS, Anglican Action, Methodist City Action and Social Services Waikato hosted this one-day forum. Participants shared in the stories of people who live with the realities of poverty. They heard from those who work to pursue social justice for a civil society, and explored ways to ensure that issues of poverty are not forgotten, and investigated how to make a contribution towards positive change.
Participating in the programme were Buddy Te Whare, Kaumatua Social Services Waikato; Karen Morrison-Hume; Andrea Goble; Di Landy and Graham Anderson, Downtown Community Ministries, Wellington; Nancy Squire, CEO Thames Baptist Ministries; Tuti Hinekahukura Aranui, Kaumatua, Maniapoto tribe; Sylvie Bolstad, Art Makers; Mike O’Brien, Massey University; Rev Desmond Cooper; Major Campbell Roberts, Salvation Army; and Andrea Goble.
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