Leave No One Behind

By a group of adults, friends of All Together in Dignity (ATD) Ireland We are 20 men and women from Dublin who worked together to write this message. Most of us know very well what it means living on a very low income, and some of us have slept on the street. We know what it is…

Poverty and Shame in Uganda (VIDEO)

By Elaine Chase & Robert Walker (United Kingdom) What is it like to live in poverty? Our research, carried out with colleagues in the United Kingdom, China, India, Norway, Pakistan, South Korea, and Uganda, found that shame is an important part of the experience of poverty in all these countries. Using this research, we have…

Storytelling for Social Change

By Julia Sick (United States) Storytelling is an artistic form of expression—a tool we use to convey a moment or experience in a meaningful way. We use stories in our lives every day, yet less often is storytelling recognized for its powers in the field of social change and activism. The stories we tell matter.…