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Community Snapshot: The Hamilton Spectator’s Focus on Poverty

Published on 12/10/2007

Imagine a newspaper that devotes three years of coverage to creating a broader understanding of poverty in its city, makes a corporate commitment to poverty alleviation projects at an elementary school and provides company time so staff can volunteer in school activities.  With one year remaining in its mandate, The Hamilton Spectator’s Poverty Project has made a significant contribution to Hamilton’s poverty reduction initiative.

ISBN – 1-55382-251-X

Summary

Imagine a newspaper that devotes three years of coverage to creating a broader understanding of poverty in its city, makes a corporate commitment to poverty alleviation projects at an elementary school and provides company time so staff can volunteer in school activities.

Topic(s)

Cities and communities, Poverty