5 days until PFIB meeting at Friends House Toronto
Sixty people have registered for the upcoming meeting of the Put Food in the Budget campaign at Friends House – 60 Lowther Ave. Toronto. Doors open at 10:00 am and meeting begins at 10:30. There will be lunch – but you have to RSVP now here so we can confirm numbers.
You don’t want to miss the presentations by four grass-roots groups organizing people with low incomes to highlight the inadequacy of Band-Aid solutions and demand more social justice.
Overcrowded Shelters: The Ontario Coalition Against Poverty will describe their organizing work to open more shelter spaces while demanding more housing.
Food Charity is Not Enough: Voices for Change Halton will describe the results of their survey of food bank users and how they are using it to challenge limits of food charity and demand higher incomes as the only solution to food insecurity.
Community Action Network (Perth): This grass-roots group sponsored by The Table community food centre in Perth surveyed people with low incomes about their housing as a way to organize them to fight for improvements and increase demand for better housing in the community.
ACORN (Toronto): has been organizing people around high hydro rates. They will discuss the challenges tenants face and the successes they have won.
We look forward to seeing you on Friday December 2 at the Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave. Toronto. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org
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