Poverty Trends 2021 Discussion Guide – Faith Groups
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Poverty Trends 2021 Discussion Guide – Faith Groups

7 March 2022


Depending on the size of your group and your familiarity with each other and with the issues addressed in the discussion guides, you can pick and choose the questions and activities that work best for your group and your time commitment. [...] Here are some suggested principles you may wish to include or discuss: ● Honour the dignity and differences of each participant: Each participant agrees to treat one another with dignity, recognizing our inherent worth; our different experiences, needs, and contributions to the work of justice; and the dynamics of power and privilege within our group. [...] What relationships do members of your group have to local organizations or movements that address systemic inequities and oppression? How might you build accountability and solidarity between your group and these community groups so your learning and actions can help further the shared work of justice and reconciliation? Guiding Question 2: What will it take to end poverty in Canada? A reminder th. [...] Who are the First Nations, Inuit, and/or Métis Peoples that have traditionally lived and continue to live in the lands where you live, work, and play?2 What do you know of the lives and experiences of local Indigenous Peoples pre- European contact? What are some examples of the impacts of colonialism experienced locally today? What are some examples of Indigenous resistance and leadership? d. [...] within yourself) to the societal level? How might this play out in your own life, your family, your friendships, your faith community, school or workplace, or other community groups? ● How are you inviting accountability into your journey of learning and seeking justice? How are you acting in solidarity with communities and movements of people with lived experience of poverty and systemic oppressi.

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