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Mar 09, 2017

MCPI News: Changes to Tuition Funding in Ontario 2016: Addressing Student Poverty?

Reports from Statistics Canada on enrollment data continue to indicate that students from low income families are increasingly being shut out of Universities and Colleges because of rising costs. Only 10% of University enrollment comes from students in the bottom income quartile and almost 50% from students whose families are in the top income quartile.

Apr 01, 2016

MCPI News: The Criminalization of Race, Poverty Poverty, and Policing in Hamilton

Presenters Dr. Ameil Joseph, School of Social Work Kayonne Christy, McMaster Womanists Yvonne Maracle, Speak Now and De dwa de dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre Ian Jarvis, Community Artist and Activist Sponsored By Event is free and open to all!

Mar 09, 2016

MCPI News: Indebted to Study, Indebted to Live

Student Debt and the Payday Loan Industry: Problems and Pushback. MUSC 224

Nov 12, 2015

MCPI News: Celebrating Indigenous Education & Future Directions at McMaster

from Grass Roots to Student Success. 3:30pm-5:00pm | HSC 1A6

Mar 09, 2015

MCPI News: Graduate Presentation

Music outreach as a means of increasing community engagement and social capital for children and youth at-risk – Kate Einarson, Department of Psychology.

Apr 01, 2014

MCPI News: Poster Demonstration

The MCPI is recruiting student poster projects with research or info-graphics related to poverty reduction and local communities for an event in the spring.

Apr 01, 2014

MCPI News: Call for Submissions Released

Graduate Research on Local Poverty Related Issues.

Mar 03, 2014

MCPI News: Information Lost

How the Changes to the Census and Loss of Other Public Surveys Will Shape Our Future.

Feb 03, 2014

MCPI News: New Year 2013/14 Update Newsletter

The McMaster Community Poverty Initiative is a group of faculty, staff, and students who are working to build bridges between McMaster and the Hamilton community particularly around poverty reduction. The MCPI is active in the areas of education, research, and advocacy. The MCPI receives funding from the Office of the Vice-President, Research.

Jan 01, 2014