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MIL OSI – Source: Child Poverty Action Group –

Headline: Invite: Housing and Child Poverty Launch

06 August 2014

CPAG Christchurch warmly invites you to the launch of the latest release in our 2014 policy paper series Our Children, Our Choice: Priorities for Policy 

‘Housing and Child Poverty’ with special supplement on Christchurch 

When: Thursday 14 August, 12pm-1pm

Where: Aoraki Room, Community and Public Health Building, 310 Manchester St, Christchurch Central

Download the event flyer here and let all your networks know too.  

Guest speaker: Alan Johnson


Alan Johnson, Author of ‘Housing and Child Poverty’ will discuss changes in the housing market and its effects on children with a special focus on the unique circumstances of Canterbrians.

Alan is CPAG’s Co-Convenor and Housing spokesperson in addition to being Policy analyst for The Salvation Army’s Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit and author of their annual ‘State of the Nation’ reports. He has also held leadership roles in Community Housing Aotearoa and the Auckland Community Housing Trust. 

With special comment from: Helen Gatonyi from Tenants Protection Association

Download the event flyer here and let all your networks know too.



Sara Epperson and Nathalie Blakely 
CPAG Christchurch  

More about CPAG’s 2014 Policy Paper Series

The aim of CPAG’s policy paper series, Our Children, Our Choice: Priorities for Policy, is to provide an overview of the situation for many children in New Zealand in the lead up to the 2014 general election and to support the immediate adoption by all political parties of child-focussed policies to reduce child poverty and mitigate its effects.

The 2014 publications recommend changes to current policy around children’s health; early childhood education and care; provision of compulsory education; housing; and family incomes. Each policy paper is authored by experts in their field, and contains links to other resources including audio-visual material

For more info please visit: http://www.cpag.org.nz/in-focus/our-children-our-choice-priorities-for-policy-1/  

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