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Fabian Lecture: Monday

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What Will Fix Child Poverty?

The Fabian Society’s next lecture is on Monday in Auckland.  Susan St John on behalf of the Child Poverty Action Group, and Sue Bradford of the Alternative Welfare Working Group will look at one of the most important symptoms of New Zealand’s slide towards becoming a low-wage economy and unequal society..

stjohnDr Susan St John
Child Poverty Action Group
bradfordSue Bradford
Alternative Welfare Working Group

The free seminar will be held 5.30-7.30pm, Monday 30th August, in Room 310, Decima Glenn, Owen Glenn Building, University of Auckland Business School.

3 comments on “Fabian Lecture: Monday ”

  1. Loota 1

    If you can possibly make it to this event, please do. Labour in Dunedin North helped organise a child poverty forum this week, and the stories and statistics which were revealed to an audience of around 50 people were frankly shocking. The people of NZ need to wake up to the pressing current day issues, and the fact that if they are not addressed urgently, we will be seeing the negative outcomes in health, education, crime and economy for years to come as many of these at risk children grow up, try and fail to find a footing in society.

    And by the way. NZ is not sliding towards a low wage high cost economy, for a million people we are already there.

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