- Greetings from Jenny
Greetings to all CPJ blog readers from CPJ’s newest public justice intern! My name is Jenny Prosser. As a recent graduate from King’s University College at the University of Western Ontario I am excited to be out of the classroom and out in ...
Blog entry - Jenny - 09/07/2012 - 14:48 - 0 comments
- Outrunning Poverty: A Good Way to Spend a Saturday
Last Saturday the CPJ team laced up their running shoes for OutRun Poverty . Joe Gunn, Karri Munn-Venn and Rebekah Sears all ran 5 kilometers to raise awareness about the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Summit in New York this week. The even ...
Blog entry - Jenny - 09/20/2010 - 14:48 - 0 comments
- If you want to be healthy, try not being poor
On Friday September 27, Joe and I attended a workshop in Pembroke titled ‘Creating a Better Future for Our Children.’ The day featured a keynote address by Dennis Raphael, a professor from York University and a well-known expert on the So ...
Blog entry - Jenny - 01/02/2013 - 10:39 - 1 comment
- Climate Change: The Big Picture
It will surprise no one that climate change has dire consequences. The statistics on this issue are often scary enough to make a person feel like they are in a science fiction movie. Indeed, the consequences that we as an Earth community are already f ...
Blog entry - Jenny - 10/01/2010 - 16:03 - 0 comments
- Ola! September-October 2010
Table of Contents [ hide ] Government Misses Golden Opportunity to Offer Constructive Response on Poverty CPJ’s 50/50 Draw: The CPJ Family CPJ welcomes David Korten to Canada Poverty and Punchli ...
Ola! - Jenny - 10/04/2010 - 11:34 - 0 comments
- The Great Turning: A choice for a brighter future
Every day we are faced by choices, both trivial and important. However, in our present times it seems increasingly true that we must be aware that nearly every choice we make is an important one. The world is encountering multiple crises every da ...
Story - Jenny - 11/22/2012 - 12:02 - 0 comments
- Homelessness: A Call to Action
There is something very important about asking the right question at the right time. Questions can spur thought and spark debate. They can open our minds to new possibilities and different perspectives. But more importantly, the right question ca ...
Blog entry - Jenny - 01/02/2013 - 10:42 - 0 comments
- Ola! October-November 2010
Table of Contents [ hide ] Red Tent Event and Bill C-304 (for a National Housing Strategy) The Great Turning – David Korten comes to Ottawa October 29 Climate Change as a Moral Issue Poverty &am ...
Ola! - Jenny - 10/26/2010 - 10:00 - 0 comments
- Words, Actions, Mining and the Canadian Government
Everybody knows that there is an important distinction between words and real action. For instance, the Canadian government likes to use phrases like “human rights” and “corporate social responsibility.” Words are powerful, the ...
Blog entry - Jenny - 11/10/2010 - 14:14 - 1 comment
- "Treating people the same won't create equality..."
Hearing this statement at End Exclusion 2010 on November 2 caused me to sit up and pay attention. Its content is quite counter-intuitive. What is so wrong with treating everyone the same? Isn’t that what equality is? However, when you apply th ...
Blog entry - Jenny - 01/02/2013 - 10:40 - 1 comment
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