February 27, 2020

Thank you for your interest in the Alliance Against Poverty. Visit us at https://www.facebook.com/AllianceAgainstPoverty/  or email us at aap-members(at)kwpeace.ca

November 30, 2018

Louise Murray needs a new walker. The one she has doesn't have brakes, the wheels have no tread and the seat is ripped. The 63-year-old Kitchener resident is concerned changes to the province's social assistance — expected to be announced Thursday by Minister of Childr...

September 22, 2018

Come on out and support Regan Sunshine Brussé, Ward 2, Candidate for Kitchener City Council. Regan's platform includes a strong anti-poverty agenda, including advocating for free transit for folks with low income and ensuring food security for all. Visit her website fo...

October 25, 2017

"'We're pushing them away': Why affordable housing is needed along LRT line"

The Region of Waterloo needs to do something now to ensure there is affordable housing along the LRT route, poverty advocates say.

As more and more underutilized and vacant spaces along the ligh...

October 11, 2017

Did you know 1 in 8 Canadian households struggle to put food on the table?

Join the Alliance Against Poverty (AAP) for the 2017 ChewOnThis! Campaign to make a difference.

Every year on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, people across the country take t...

September 20, 2017

Graphic by Fani Hsieh

A local Kitchener-Waterloo organization has amped up their push to make public transit free for lower-class residents throughout the region. 

The Alliance Against Poverty (AAP), founded over a decade ago, is an alliance of individuals from a variety...

July 13, 2017

Alliance Against Poverty (AAP) members would like to express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Colin Plant, who passed away on Sunday July 2nd.  

A memorial service and tree planting in honour of Colin Plant is being held on  Wednesday, July 19th at 2...

July 12, 2017

Report on the AAP Transit Forum of June 3, 2017 (by Richard Walsh, AAP member) 
               The AAP Free-Transit Forum was held on June 3rd in the accessible church hall of Historic St. Paul’s Lutheran Church on Queen St. So., Kitchener. The purpose was to launch a...

April 18, 2017

The Alliance Against Poverty (AAP) has organized a Community Forum on Free Transit to develop a local campaign to make public transit free for everyone in Waterloo Region who lives in poverty. We would really like you to participate in our Forum.            The Forum w...

September 23, 2016

Regan Brusse's interview about AAP's push for free transit for folks in poverty, on the Eric Drozd Show on 570 News can be found at 10am Wed., Sept 21st HERE

Alliance Against Poverty (AAP) members were interviewed on CTV Kitchener News September 21, 2016 about AAP's cam...

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