Media Alert - Anti Poverty Network Releases Open Letter to Premier



    TORONTO, Sept. 5 /CNW/ - The '25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction' will
release a report summarizing what communities want to see in the government's
Poverty Reduction Strategy now under development.
    Based on recommendations from over 50 community meetings held this summer
across Ontario, the report will be attached to an Open Letter to the Premier
and delivered to all MPPs.
    This report is being released on the 1 year anniversary of the founding
of the '25 in 5 Network for Poverty Reduction', and as Liberal MPPs prepare
for a Liberal Caucus retreat.

    
                            You are invited to --
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                             A Media Conference
                       on Monday September 8, 10:00am
                         at Queen's Park Media Studio
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    Speakers:    - Jacquie Maund, Coordinator, Ontario Campaign 2000.
                 - Mike Creek, Spokesperson, Voices From the Street.
                 - Mehroon Kassam, Social Planning Network of Ontario.
    

    For further information, or to download a copy of the report on
September 8, please visit www.povertywatchontario.ca and www.25in5.ca.

    Porte parole francophone: JoAnne Frenchkowski, Le Centre d'action pour la
sécurité du revenue. Tel.416-597-5820x 5153.





For further information:

For further information: Jennefer Laidley, Income Security Advocacy
Centre, (416) 597-5820 x5150, laidleyj@lao.on.ca

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