Six Months of Progress for the Multidimensional Aspects of Poverty Research Project

Six Months of Progress for the Multidimensional Aspects of Poverty Research Project

The Multidimensional Aspects of Poverty (MAP) Research Project kicked off in the United States last December. This international project implements a research model where people with a direct experience of poverty are recognized as experts along with academic researchers and practitioners to contribute to the global thinking on poverty. A lot has happened already during […]

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 […]

Solar Economic Opportunities in Appalachia

Solar Economic Opportunities in Appalachia

This article below that includes the activity of our team in Appalachia was published in Dickenson Star on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Written by Jennifer Davis, staff writer. Click here to see the PDF version. “The goal is to introduce young people to new technology and show people how new technology works for them. There […]

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. […]