Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Latinx Immigrants in Queens

Voice & participation

Discover Jackson Heights’ Latinx community hidden challenges and resiliency

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Child Poverty

Equity for Children: At the Forefront of Measuring Child Poverty

Leading researchers in poverty and deprivation measurement, as well as anti-poverty policies, gathered on September 20th, 2023, at The New School University for a conference entitled ‘Improving Child and Family Poverty Measurement.’ The event was co-organized by Equity for Children in partnership with UNICEF and the Bristol Poverty Institute at the University of Bristol, UK. Each is collaborating on a research program to improve the international measurement of child and family poverty.

Impact Report 2023

Equity for Children’s is dedicated to improving child well-being worldwide by: Generating and disseminating knowledge about child poverty. Leading local projects that address child poverty and urban inequality. Advocating for increased voice and participation from children, adolescents, and their families

Latino Immigrants: Stories of Resilience and Dreams

Explore the compelling stories of immigrant Latinx women and their children in New York City, shedding light on their challenges and triumphs through powerful two to three-minute videos in this collaborative project by Equity for Children, The StoryCenter, and Voces Latinas.
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Merging of Knowledges: A Path Forward to Understand Poverty

Discover the transformative power of Crossing of Knowledges in understanding poverty with the groundbreaking book "Whose Knowledge Is It? Emancipation, Crossing of Knowledges, and the Fight Against Poverty," recently published by our esteemed allies at the ATD Fourth World Movement.
Child Poverty

Captivating Course Explores Children’s Rights, Urban Poverty, and Inequality

“Children’s Rights, Urban Poverty, and Inequality,” Alberto Minujin’s graduate course at The New School University’s International Affairs Program. The course delves into cultural and social barriers faced by children living in poverty and explores ways to encourage transformation through child voice and participation that leads to positive outcomes for community leaders, policymakers, and agents of […]
Child Poverty

Child Poverty in An Affluent World: A Matter of Basic Rights and Justice

UNICEF's Innocenti Report Card 18 presents the specific situations experienced by poor children and why ending child poverty and its consequences is a matter of basic rights and justice.

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