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Local Employment Planning Council looking for community participation on workforce survey

Local Employment Planning Council looking for community participation on workforce survey

Our local economy is changing. Though there are signs that things are improving in the London/Middlesex/Oxford/Elgin region, it looks like a surprising number of people who are 25 – 54 years of age are not working or looking for work.

Poverty Over London Campaign Launches

Poverty Over London Campaign Launches

Poverty Over London is a powerful campaign launched today by London’s Child and Youth Network Ending Poverty Priority.

London's Living Wage is Announced to be $15.53

London's Living Wage is Announced to be $15.53

In order to provide food, clothing, housing, transportation, child care, and other basic living expenses for their family of four, a pair of London parents working full-time would need to earn $15.53 per hour, or $30,284 annually.

Basic Income Guarantee at King's – Watch Videos Here

Basic Income Guarantee at King's – Watch Videos Here

Last Tuesday, April 19, the London Poverty Research Centre @ King’s welcomed to campus two of Canada’s leading experts on the issue of Basic Income Guarantee. 

Be Informed and Take Action on Basic Income Guarantee

Be Informed and Take Action on Basic Income Guarantee

The discussion about Basic Income Guarantee has been catching on in London at rapid rates. It was the topic of a recent North East Community Conversation; became the subject of debate at the Wolf Performance Hall earlier this week, and King’s University College brought in some of Canada’s leading experts (Senator Art Eggleton and Dr. Evelyn Forget) to share their perspectives with London about basic income guarantee.

LPRC Brings Top Basic Income Speakers To King's – Resources for Preparation

LPRC Brings Top Basic Income Speakers To King's – Resources for Preparation

Following an invigorating evening of conversation at the Oxford-style debate held at the Wolf Performance Hall on Monday, April 18, the London Poverty Research Centre is honoured to host some of Canada’s leading experts on basic income guarantee on Tuesday, April 19 for an evening of learning and conversation.

The LPRC Joins Forces to Bring Discussions on BIG to London

The LPRC Joins Forces to Bring Discussions on BIG to London

Part of the strength of the London Poverty Research Centre @ King’s lies in creating partnerships with individuals, initiatives and organizations who are working in similar capacities. The LPRC @ King’s has taken a long time to understand the issue of Basic Income Guarantee (also referred to as Guaranteed Annual Income, Basic Livable Income, etc)

Multi-Faith Rally to End Poverty provides poignant commentaries on poverty reduction

Multi-Faith Rally to End Poverty provides poignant commentaries on poverty reduction

“It’s a big task, but please don’t give up on it.”

King's Researcher & LPRC Board Member advocates for arts-based methodologies

King's Researcher & LPRC Board Member advocates for arts-based methodologies

Dr. Bharati Sethi, Assistant Professor of Social Work at King’s University College at Western, and LPRC Board member is advocating for the inclusion of methodologies and tools that are designed to pick up nuances of people’s experiences in Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR).

LPRC Launches Blog, Invites Community Bloggers

LPRC Launches Blog, Invites Community Bloggers

The LPRC has launched a new blog site intended to serve as a continual conversation on issues on poverty in our community. Created and curated to include the many voices associated with the LPRC – academics, community advocates, lived experiences, Board members, students, engaged citizens – this blog is intended as a community space.