New project announced to eliminate barriers for people living in poverty

The Richmond Poverty Response Committee’s mission is to work towards alleviating the effects of poverty through research, advocacy as well as filling gaps in service. To that end, the RPRC is launching a new project titled “Eliminating barriers to participation for Richmond residents experiencing poverty.” The goal is three-fold — to help those living in … Read more

2014 B.C. Child Poverty Report Card

Children advocacy group First Call released their annual report card on child poverty in B.C. this week. The report details some startling findings, including: One out of every five B.C. children live in poverty. Children living in lone-parent families, the vast majority of them single mother families, had a shocking 50 per cent poverty rate … Read more