File 2008.3.2.08 - Anti-poverty Activism, Vancouver

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Anti-poverty Activism, Vancouver

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  • 1972-1974 (Creation)

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1 file

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(1923 - 1999)

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File consists of:

  • Letter to Bridget Moran from the Welfare Rights Organization (1972)
  • Newspaper clippings from the following newspapers: The Sun, The Vancouver Sun and the Province*Extract from the Minutes of the Vancouver city Council meeting of October 2, 1973
  • Copies of "A Charter of Human Rights for Recipients of Social Assistance" (July 1973)
  • Letter and candidate information package sent to Bridget Moran regarding election to the South Vancouver Community Resource Board
  • Copies of paper "Poverty is Big Business" presented to Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Social Workers, June 1973 by Bridget Moran
  • Copy of "Brief Committee on Integration of Welfare Services" by People on Welfare (?) August 1973
  • "The Forgotten Poor: Who Are We?" by the Committee on Welfare
  • Copy of letter to Harry Rankin, Chair, Social Services Committee from Bridget Moran on behalf of People on Welfare (July 8, 1973)
  • An address delivered at the School of Social Work, U.B.C. on September 25, 1972 by Bridget Moran
  • "Emergency Welfare Services" by People on Welfare (Jan. 24, 1974).

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  • English

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Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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Part of the Bridget Moran fonds

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  • Hollinger box: 2008.3 - Box 7