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Go Local

Disability Without Poverty has community organizers in these provinces/regions.

 

British Columbia 

People with disabilities in BC face poverty at twice the rate of the general population and have fewer means of overcoming it. Disability Without Poverty BC is funded through a grant from the Vancouver Foundation to Disability Alliance BC with additional resources committed by partner organizations in the province.

 

Alberta 

Disability Without Poverty Alberta is proud to champion the cause of a federal income supplement to move people with disabilities out of poverty. Disability Without Poverty Alberta is made possible through the generosity of the Calgary Foundation.

Community Unity Dance Party

Community Unity Dance Party

Photo credit: Difinity Dance Studios & Productions Disability Without Poverty Presents: Community Unity National Dance Party In-person and online Join us for a dance party led by dancers from the National accessARTS Centre. August 28th 12:00pm PST/1:00pm MST/ 3:00pm...

Elisa Talks About Disability Without Poverty

Elisa Talks About Disability Without Poverty

Hello, my name is Elisa. I have just started volunteering, working with Disability Without Poverty initiative that is trying to get the situation that allows people like me and others with disabilities to have a living wage and to reach their full potential.

Take action for a Canada Disability Benefit

Take action for a Canada Disability Benefit

Living with a disability can teach you a lot of things; how to adapt where others may see an obstacle, knowing that you might have to navigate a path that looks different than anyone else, and that’s OK. However, there can be struggles that are a little more difficult to discuss, for example, when you consider the idea of disability and poverty.

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