News from Open Policy Ontario
February 27: Report Launch: The Hazards Facing Low-Income People when Navigating the Financial World
When: Friday, February 27, 2015, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: West Neighbourhood House, Community Room, 248 Ossington Ave., Toronto
RSVP: Naomi, 416-516-1422 ext. 250, or firstname.lastname@example.org
This report looks at how low-income people deal with banks, filing tax returns, credit cards, debt, and more.
Here's a blog post from lived experience that explains why expecting people to get off ODSP easily is misguided, and what can be done to help people more effectively.