A Weekend of Merging Knowledge

A Weekend of Merging Knowledge

ATD Fourth World began the Multidimensional Aspects of Poverty research that will happen in 7 countries. In the United States, working groups of people with an experience of poverty, other groups of academic researchers, and other groups of practitioners in poverty eradication programs will work within their “peer groups” to determine different aspects of poverty. […]

Stoop Talk Update

Stoop Talk Update

In September 2013, our Stoop Talk series began as neighbors gathered on the front stoop of one of the residents in the Seventh Ward of New Orleans to talk about the plight and the dangers that blighted properties impose upon the community. They said that many of the abandoned homes belong to people who did […]

Great Video from Boston!

Great Video from Boston!

“Poverty is the mother and the father of inequality, discrimination, and injustice.” As part of an event at the UN, ATD Fourth World members in Boston put together this fantastic video about the discrimination faced by people living in poverty.  

What is Merging Knowledge?

What is Merging Knowledge?

The name ‘Merging Knowledge‘ was given by Moraene Roberts, an ATD activist in London, to reflect what happens when two streams merge into a river: they can never again be separated. Each stream is mixed with the other, and both rush forward more powerful than before. Imagine if policy writing worked this way.  Imagine if […]