Economic & Community Evolutions in Southwest Virginia – Twenty Years of ATD Fourth World Movement Presence

Economic & Community Evolutions in Southwest Virginia – Twenty Years of ATD Fourth World Movement Presence

In 1964, when then President Johnson launched the War on Poverty, he chose a small coal mining community in eastern Kentucky to make the announcement. The poverty in Appalachia was a principal objective of that campaign which brought many anti-poverty projects to the region. In 1966, Joseph Wresinski, the founder of ATD Fourth World, traveled […]

Walking Hand-in-Hand

Walking Hand-in-Hand

ATD Fourth World Movement’s force comes from the individuals and communities who commit their talents, ideas, energy, and resources to build a society that includes and respects the dignity of all its people. Sr. Jane McKinley is one of these individuals in New Orleans. She writes about what initially drew her to ATD Fourth World, what motivates […]