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ALLIANCE AGAINST POVERTY MISSION STATEMENT

Published on April 25, 2013

We are an alliance of individuals from a variety of economic and social situations who strive to end poverty within our society by:

  • practicing solidarity between those who have enough and those who do not have enough

  • learning from one another through experience, reflection, and action

  • applying direct political pressure to all three levels of government

  • a personal commitment to group values and actions

 

While we partner with local anti-poverty community groups and labour unions, AAP is a unique group because we practice our beliefs about justice in solidarity directly with the poor, and include a wealth redistribution model within our group.


Principles of Action:

  1. The principles of non-violent action to which members should commit themselves for one year are:

  2. Participation in political action and/or personal and direct advocacy for and with others to eliminate poverty

  3. Personal redistribution of wealth within the group

  4. Public unanimity on positions taken by AAP as a group

  5. Commitment to non-violent action.

  6. Willingness to collaborate and network with other groups and individuals on specific projects and events, in an effort to build a movement to eradicate poverty.

  7. AAP will not seek or accept funding from any level of government.

 

If you would like to donate to the Alliance Against Poverty (AAP) or would like more information about the group, please contact aap-members@kwpeace.ca

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