From time to time, Campaign 2000 student interns, youth members and others reflect on key issues related to child and family poverty, and these are captured in our Blogs Page. We welcome your feedback and suggestions. Please contact us at: liyugu@familyservicetoronto.org if you have any further thoughts on any of these topics. Thank you.

Anti-Black Racism

February 28, 2018

Blog post by Shannon Udall, MSW Student Ending child poverty in Canada requires equity for, and the inclusion of, all communities. As Black History Month comes to a close, we must recognize that  Black history in Canada is shaped by discriminatory policies, bias in institutions and anti-Black racism. This history continues into present Canadian culture… Continue reading Anti-Black Racism

Youth need encouragement, not disbelief

May 3, 2016

Post by MSW Student, Mallory Hilkewich I read the article by Carol Goar quoting depressing sentiments about young people from MPP Julia Munro. While I feel a sense of optimism that issues of poverty and inequity affecting children and youth are being discussed, I fear the state of political will. As a young person I… Continue reading Youth need encouragement, not disbelief