Events

Your Winnipeg in 2030: Making Poverty History

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Winnipeg Without Poverty campaign during the municipal election was a great success. What next?

The Winnipeg Foundation, in partnership with Make Poverty History Manitoba, invites you to join a dynamic and interactive Vital Conversation about envisioning a city without poverty.

DATE: Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018
TIME: 7 – 9 p.m., doors at 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: The Power Corporation Atrium,
University of Winnipeg
Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex
599 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg

All welcome. RSVP by Wednesday, Nov. 28 to save your seat.
More information or RSVP at winnipegvitalsigns.org


United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal No. 1 is No Poverty by 2030. Ending poverty is no small task. We must recognize poverty is complex, multi-layered, and interconnected. We can be successful when all citizens can see humanity in the face of poverty.

Hear about the progressive actions of End Poverty Edmonton, from its Co-Chair Bishop Jane Alexander. Discover the collaborative efforts of the anti-poverty movement in Winnipeg. Share your ideas about making poverty history.

KEYNOTE:
Bishop Jane Alexander, Co-Chair End Poverty Edmonton

PANELISTS:
Kirsten Bernas, Make Poverty History Manitoba
Al Wiebe, Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness
Jackie Anderson, Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre


Rally for a Living Wage – Fight for $15

April 15 – 12 noon
Front Lawn, University of Winnipeg (515 Portage Ave, Winnipeg)
Fight for 15 April 15 2016 poster

Fight for 15 rally poster

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April 15, 2016: workers, students, and antipoverty groups are coming together for a day of action for a $15 minimum wage.

Rally to meet at the the University of Winnipeg, Front Lawn – 515 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB.

Because no worker should live in poverty – make the minimum wage a living wage!

For information about events in other cities: http://fightfor15.org/

Supported by: Make Poverty History Manitoba, University of Winnipeg Students’ Association, Manitoba Federation of Labour, Canadian Federation of Students-Manitoba.


MPHM March 23 Election Debate Poster final

 

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March 23 – 7 pm.
Gordon Bell High School, 3 Borrowman Pl, Winnipeg

Do you want to hear Manitoba party plans to end poverty? We have invited all party leaders to our KNOW POVERTY debate. If your organization would like to help with sponsoring or organizing this event, please contact: manitoba@makepovertyhistory.ca.

This election, let’s put poverty on the agenda!


 

Pre-Budget Rally: Thursday, April 23, 2015


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2015 Budget Rally PosterRally starts at 12 noon (program starts 12:15)

Join us outside the Manitoba Legislature (450 Broadway).
We demand steps to end poverty in Manitoba’s 2015 Budget:

  • Increase Rent Assist for people on Employment & Income Assistance
  • Increase provincial housing budget by $30 million

For more event details contact: Manitoba@makepovertyhistory.ca

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