Perspectives on Child Poverty from Parents’ Lived Experience – May 18th 9.30-1pm
Treoir examines the impact of child poverty on children and parents, work and the welfare system, and its effect on social inclusion.
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Dr. Tricia Kielthy, Head of Social Justice and Policy at St Vincent de Paul will speak about the impact of child poverty on children and parents, the success and gaps in tackling it, and what the government needs to do next.
Dr. Joe Whelan, Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work and Social Policy at Trinity College Dublin,and author of ‘Hidden Voices: Lived Experiences in the Irish Welfare Space’. Joe examines poverty beyond economic markers and looks at complex layers of people’s lived experience of poverty related to intergenerational poverty and biographical research.
Louise Bayliss from Focus Ireland and founder of SPARK will then facilitate a discussion with lone-parent and kinship care families facing child poverty.
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