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. […]

Genuine stakeholder engagement for effective implementation and review: the national level lens

Genuine stakeholder engagement for effective implementation and review: the national level lens

The International Movement ATD Fourth World, in partnership with the Bahá’í International Community, hosted the 35th informal breakfast dialogue on July 15th, 2016. A diverse group of stakeholders attended a working breakfast to discuss key issues related to connecting Agenda 2030 to national and sub-national level engagement. Opening remarks from Robert Bissio, of Instituto del […]

Explore the life of Volunteer Corps members: Vincent Fanelli and Maria Sandvik

Explore the life of Volunteer Corps members: Vincent Fanelli and Maria Sandvik

ATD Fourth World Volunteer Corps members share a common commitment to working together to build a more just world. They work full time alongside individuals and families facing challenges of persistent poverty and choose modest lifestyles, sharing resources, and receiving the same basic living stipend regardless of the length of their involvement or the job […]

An Ocean in the Desert

An Ocean in the Desert

Children add fish to the ocean! From Gallup, New Mexico Dear Friends, The last few months have seen many changes at the Gallup Flea Market–site of our weekly Story Garden–as new management took over. The transition meant that some of the fixtures at our Story Garden space were no longer available to us: our castle, […]

Building Peace in NYC.

Building Peace in NYC.

Summer is always an exciting time for Street Libraries! This summer, ATD Fourth World New York organized three Festivals of Arts and Learning; at the Jamaica Family Residence Shelter in Queens and in the communities of the Brownsville Housing and Ocean Hill Public Housing Development in Brooklyn. We have fostered relationships with each community in […]