Poverty Studies Summer Institute: Poverty & Advocacy Class

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6 May, 2019 to 10 May, 2019

Canadian Poverty InstituteAmbrose University 
150 Ambrose Circle SW

The Poverty Studies Summer Institute is a unique study opportunity that brings together students and practitioners into an intimate learning community to explore the causes and impacts of poverty and best practices in how to alleviate and end it. The program consists of various one-week intensive courses as well as a variety of workshops and events, providing both the knowledge and skill base to work effectively in the practice of poverty reduction. Courses may be eligible for credit for Ambrose University degree programs.

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This non-credit course will provide leaners with an understanding of the political process in Canada, how government policies contribute to poverty and can work to end it, and how to become an effective advocate for change. Geared to people active in the community or those wanting to become effective advocates for themselves, their families and communities.

Non-credit: May 6 - 10
Instructor: Derek Cook

The Canadian Poverty Institute
Calgary  Alberta
Educational Programs
Policy Development & Advocacy
Poverty Reduction