Poverty & Inequality

Poverty and Inequality

What do you think?

You are a parent who has recently lost their job. You are finding it difficult to find a new job and next month you will struggle to pay for childcare, health insurance and rent. Can you think of any social supports that are available to help you?
Commitment to social justice is shown when a nation is willing to change structures that are unjust. If people are experiencing poverty in our society today, it shows that there is something missing to protect them.
What supports do you think should be available to help you in each of the areas outlined that you are having difficulty affording?
Should those supports be available to everyone equally?

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