Entries by Megan Yarema from 11/2012

Canada Needs a Poverty Strategy Now

| Posted 11.01.2012 | Canada Politics

On October 17, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, women who have a lived experience of poverty spoke to a group of parliamentarians, social justice organizations and community members at the Conference Centre in Ottawa to make sure a clear message was heard: poverty still exists, and there is no reason for this in a country as wealthy as Canada. A crucial next step is to develop a federal plan to end poverty.

Random Hacks Of Kindness: Where Technical Talent, Good Intentions Converge

| Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) is an event where technical talent and good intentions converge. It provides a chance to be part of a global movement of tech for social good. From ending poverty to connecting women peacebuilders, the Vancouver RHoK event pulls in local tech talent to donate valuable skills and time to worthy causes.