Double Whammy on the Desperate in Ontario

ACORN Canada

Hamilton         The ACORN Canada board and annual general meeting was in full force before the biennial convention was scheduled to begin in Hamilton, Ontario. Hamilton is a former steel-making, industrial city along Lake Ontario, roughly midway between Toronto, the queen city of Canada, and Buffalo, New York.  Hamilton is having a revival of sorts, but that …

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The Poor Need Cash

ACORN ACORN International

New Orleans       Other countries are increasingly getting the message:  the poor need cash.  It’s not enough in the lowest income categories to stake a claim on education, training, or jobs, especially low paying jobs inadequate to support families. Africa’s Tanzania’s welfare scheme is called the Productive Social Safety Net and provides at about $13 …

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