Temática para 2020
Actuar juntos para lograr justicia social y medioambiental para todas las personas

Este año se han realizado algunos cambios en la página sobre el 17 de Octubre.

Aquí encontrará:

  • Testimonios: tomas de palabra de personas que viven la gran pobreza.
  • Presentación: lo que es este Día, su espíritu,...
  • Momentos fuertes: actividades, tomas de palabra, gestos significativos...
  • Contáctenos: para cualquier duda o pregunta relacionadas al 17 de Octubre.
  • Caja de herramientas: afiche, nota explicativa, textos de referencia, vídeos,...

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Online - Philippines - Sábado 17 Octubre 2020 - Online: Voices of community members

**At ATD Philippines we have started a campaign on our FB account (mostly in Tagalog and some in English). These posts are prepared with community facilitators and our interns. The testimonies are also video recorded.
You can see an example of the posts in the attached picture: "Where is the justice if there are many lies? Deception of the people, poverty is the answer. When will it end?"
We are also producing a video with a message from friends and kids.

 

**We have produced a short film with Teatro Balagtas, played by community members and an actor of Teatro Balagtas. It is the ATD contribution to the online ceremony organised by NAPC (National Anti Poverty Commission) that will take place on October 17.
The title of the film in English is "To those who can see us". Its about the reality of a couple struggling to survive during the Covid-19 Enhance Community Quarantine in the context of non-existent social protection.
The online commemoration with the different messages will be streamed on Facebook from 10 to 13:45 Manila time. We will gather a small group of community facilitators in the office to watch it and be together. (The gathering are still restricted to a maximum of 10 people).

**Three representatives from ATD plus institutions will be able to gather for a short moment at the commemorative stone simultaneously to put some flowers on it in honor of the people in poverty who struggle everyday and the people who work alongside them.

Online - Philippines
Filipinas

Online - Jueves 15 Octubre 2020 - Poems to Challenge Poverty

Please join this online event to hear a selection of moving poems on the everyday experiences of living in poverty in the UK today.

Register to access the event, 17:00 – 19:00 CEST
 

All of us, from across the four nations of this country, know from personal experience what poverty is like. We have written poems to express what poverty is and how it feels to have your voice heard. Our poems are about what needs to change and what uplifts us.

We are coming together to add our voices to events taking place to mark Challenge Poverty Week around the country

This evening of poetry is also being co-organised by the APLE (Addressing Poverty with Lived Experience) Collective and All Together in Dignity/ATD Fourth World, On Road Media and 4in10: London's Child Poverty Network.

We hope you will join us for an evening of inspiration and solidarity.

 
Online
Reino Unido

Dublin - Sábado 17 Octubre 2020 - Online event

Join the friends and supporters of the Irish 17 October Committee for an online commemoration of the United Nations International End Poverty Day on Saturday, 17 October at 11.00am via Zoom.

You can register here

This event is held annually at the Human Rights and Poverty Stone, Custom House Quay, Dublin, but has had to move online this year due to the current public health restrictions.

The programme includes personal testimonies from people with lived experience of poverty, music, presentations, addresses and the launch of a film, ‘17 Voices, One Message: Stop Poverty! #17October’, of interviews with 17 people on what the 17 October Day means for them.
The Lord Mayor of Dublin will give the opening address and a letter from the President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins will be read.

There is a limit of one reservation per person applying. There is a maximum of 40 places available. While it is an open event, people with a lived experience of poverty or those who previously supported the UN International End Poverty Day are especially welcome to register.

A zoom link and event programme will be sent to all registered participants closer to the event.

You can follow the lead up to our 17 October commemoration at www.17october.ie and on Twitter at @17octcomIrl – hashtags #EndPoverty #LeveNoOneBehind #17octIRL

For those wishing to watch the event at a later date, a live feed will be uploaded to Facebook after the event is over.

Read all about it in the National #17October 2020 Programme Booklet already published

https://t.co/j5ZD7BH4A1

Dublin
Irlanda

Ibadan and Online - Sábado 17 Octubre 2020 - Online conversation

I am thinking that we could have an online conversation on ‘Young People and the Fight for Social and Environmental Justice in Fragile States,’ to explore the intersectionality between social and environmental justice, very specifically within the context of fragile states. 

The conversation will also attempt to delineate the role that young people can play, should be and are playing in this fight, and the opportunities available to them in this digital age, as well as the challenges before them in this era of the 'convergence of crises.'

I will reach out to some of my sisters and brothers who I hope would be  able to join.

Warmly,

Gideon

Ibadan and Online
Nigeria

Mymensingh - Sábado 17 Octubre 2020 - share children's stories about their experience of poverty

We will celebrate the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty (Oct 17th) in a small scale program.

Mati Bangladesh is celebrating this day with some limited programs for the last couple of years along with the support of ATD Fourth World friends and local partner organizations. 
This year we will organize programs with children and youths from four different communities and two programs will be organized in two places. Due to COVID risk, we will only work with 20 participants in two separate programs with maintaining a proper hygiene system. In this program, we will share children's stories about their experience of poverty which we found during our research program. Also, we will share the Children's dimensions of poverty with them and will have a small talk about it. Later on, the report about this program and photos and videos will be shared on our website www.povertyinbangladesh.com. Which might become also helpful for all of us to share the messages of overcoming extreme poverty.

Mymensingh
Bangladesh