Anti-Poverty/Poverty Blogs

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LawLine Journal Blog was created to share some of the solutions to the legal problems of callers to LawLINE a phone service of the Legal Services Society for people with low incomes who face legal issues in British Columbia, and to give some insight into the lives of legal aid lawyers as they serve the public with information and advice. The blog is no longer updated as LawLine services were...
Keywords: Blogs, Legal Info (PLEI), British Columbia
Picture the Homeless Blog is a housing, homelessness & policy blog. Picture the Homeless is a grassroots organization, founded and led by homeless people. We are organizing for social justice around issues like housing, police violence, and the shelter-industrial complex. Our name is about challenging images, stigma, media (mis) representation - as well as putting forward an alternative...
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, New York, Organizing, United States
Spirit of Warrior Harriet Nahanee is a blog dedicated to actions and analysis surrounding the legacy of Harriet Nahanee, an elder who died working to expose and resist the destruction of the Olympics 2010. (2007 - 2008)
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Blogs, Organizing, British Columbia
Homeless Nation, a website created for and by homeless people in Canada, hosts blogs for people living in poverty. You can read other blogs or sign up and get your own blog.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Media, United States
No Excuse: The Poverty Project is a blog managed and mostly written by Hamilton Spectator poverty beat reporter, Bill Dunphy, and is part of the paper's larger Poverty Project. The blog has daily news items, events, resources, and a chance to engage in discussions with the paper, Dunphy and each other.
Keywords: Blogs, Media, Poverty Research, Ontario
Squatter City Blog is a blog about squatters and squatter cities around the world written by a New York-based writer who spent two years living in squatter communities in four continents.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Housing, squatters, International
Finding our Way Home was David Chudnovsky's blog on his tour of the province as the NDP MLA BC Critic for Homelessness and Mental Health between 2007 - 2009.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, British Columbia
Streams of Justice is a faith-based Vancouver blog with many articles on homelessness, poverty and other social justice issues.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, British Columbia
Fredericton Peace Coalition Weblog is an extensive blog dealing with issues of war, poverty, violence, inequity, and injustice.
Keywords: Blogs, Organizing, New Brunswick
Intercontinental Cry is a blog with an extensive international list of blogs, media, technology and news sites with an focus on indigenous issues.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Blogs, Media, International
The New York City Hunger Blog is a blog for the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, an umbrella organization representing New York City's over 1,200 soup kitchens and food pantries and their over 1 million clients/customers. This blog provides news and commentary on issues facing the city's anti-hunger community.
Keywords: Blogs, Foodbanks and Food, Health, New York City, United States
Formerly Homeless is a blog about the homeless and homelessness in Canada written by a formerly homeless social/community worker.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, British Columbia, All of Canada
The Poverty News Blog has news and links about the struggle of the poor around the world.
Keywords: Blogs, Media, Poverty Research, International
Cathy Crowe has been a street nurse in Toronto for over 15 years. She published a newsletter hoping to report on her activities, create a link to a broader group of individuals who care about these social issues and encourage critical debate. Her newsletter is no longer operating but the archives are available online.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Housing, Ontario
The Social Policy Cafe is a new blog, created to have a conversation about social policy in a non-partisan, respectful way.
Keywords: Blogs, Poverty Research, All of Canada
Homeless Nation is a non-profit endeavor founded by Daniel Cross, a documentary filmmaker whose films deal with social justice and Canada's homeless. In the making of his films "The Street" and "S.P.I.T. - Squeegee Punks In Traffic", hundreds of Montreal's homeless community shared their many, amazing stories with him. So many, that he was not able to fit them all into his films. He conceived of...
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Organizing, Multimedia, All of Canada
Strategic Thoughts is a blog run by David Schreck. It provides in-depth analysis of the BC Government's new policies and legislation.
Keywords: Blogs, Government Policy, Organizing, Workers' Rights, British Columbia
The ELAN (Electronic Legal Aid News) blog is intended primarily for community workers, other intermediaries, librarians, and the general public. It focuses primarily on promoting Legal Services Society (LSS) services and resources and how they can help community workers’ clients and those assisted by intermediaries. Its secondary focus is on services, events, and resources of selected non-profit...
Keywords: Blogs, Legal Aid, Legal Info (PLEI), British Columbia
Peacock Poverty is a blog written collectively by a group of individuals with experiences of poverty who have joined together to share knowledge, strength, talent and wisdom with each other and their friends.
Keywords: Blogs, lived experience, living in poverty, Poverty Research, All of Canada
The Mainlander is a Metro Vancouver online publication dedicated to the coverage of municipal politics, housing and homelessness, policing, arts and culture and more. The Mainlander aims to: provide historical context for breaking news. unpack politicians’ spin, and provide background information needed to hold them accountable. dig up facts that may be of use to social movements and other...
Keywords: Blogs, Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Media, online magazine, British Columbia