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Issues raised by the problem of poverty, responses to poverty by society, examples, concerns and problems of poverty in the modern world.
Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
A national non-profit organization which seeks to improve the economic security of low-income families with children and secure access for low-income persons to the civil justice system.
Public Private Ventures
A national nonprofit devoted to youth development, mentoring, youth violence reduction, faith-based programs, national service and volunteering, and workforce development.
Institute for Research on Poverty
Information about the institute, explanations of poverty measures, research, and links. One of two national poverty research centers designated by the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Children Helping Children
Promotes the needs of the young in third world by raising money to educate and house them, plus give them a purpose in life.
Fighting Poverty, One Business at a Time.
The Trickle Up Program is an international non-profit organization dedicated to reducing poverty by providing low-income people around the world with the opportunity to create their own micro-enterprises.
An on-line news service dedicated to providing in-depth coverage of issues affecting low and no income communities nationally and internationally.
Synergos University for a Night 1999
Archived proceedings of the May 27, 1999 conference discussing plans to reduce global poverty. Lists sponsors, recommendations, excerpts from the plenary session, and possible future events.
"Poverty" A Subject
Measures controlling poverty linked to the suitability of the country, as reasons of poverty changes due to social conditions of the country.
Information about welfare and housing laws and resources in British Columbia, Canada. Provides links to other anti-poverty organizations and resources in Canada and internationally.
An independent, nonprofit institute dedicated to developing effective, sustainable, and locally based solutions to global poverty, especially in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Global Truth and Reconciliation 911
Aims to help the impoverished in the world by raising awareness among the more affluent, reducing demand for unnneeded goods, and rechanneling aid to help the poor help themselves.
Center on Business and Poverty
An IRP initiative to support and disseminate research into ways in which businesses can help improve the long-term economic stability and well-being of their low-income employees.
A British organisation whose aim is to generate the political will to end hunger and poverty by lobbying MPs, letter-writing and media work.
See a brief, simple display about world poverty. Animated maps show how often people die of hunger, AIDS, malaria, and preventable diseases.
End Child Poverty
Campaign to end child poverty by 2020. Facts about child poverty, information about the campaign and participating organizations.
World Bank PovertyNet
Information about poverty, its assessment, its impacts, and initiatives to reduce poverty internationally. Includes a special collection of the "literature of poverty."