LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND: FOCUS FIRST ON THOSE WHO ARE THE FURTHEST BEHIND

Poverty shoe cropIn 2012 Franciscans International and ATD Fourth World realized that a handbook was needed to translate the legal language of the UN Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights into concrete suggestions to help those working at the local level to better understand the implications of human rights for people living in extreme poverty. Their useful manual is now available in English, French, and Spanish, and free pdfs are accessible here: franciscansinternational.org/handbook/. You will also find introductory videos with subtitles in English, French, Spanish, and German.

 We must talk about poverty,
because people insulated by their own comfort lose sight of it.
Dorothy Day

One Response

  1. Dear Sister Jean, Thank you for helping to keep my awareness of extreme poverty at the forefront. This morning I researched the organization “ONE” and was wondering if you would share your thoughts on it with us all.
    With gratitude for all that you do! Dr. Maureen Byrnes

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