Where we live, what we need

“Property speculation pushes rents up.” “We don’t need statistics, we need help.” “You don’t find homeless people in the statistics, they don’t exist.” “The number of people who earn money but can’t afford to buy a house or pay rent is unbelievable.” “My benefits just cover my rents.” “Social housing is poor quality. It takes a lot…

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Press release: EAPN calls on EU Leaders to set an ambitious target for poverty reduction in ‘Europe 2020 strategy‘

Brussels, 24 February 2010 – Today, EAPN has sent a letter to President Barroso, following the informal Council held on 11 February and the recent comments made by the Commission that appear to give rise for hope that the fight against poverty and social exclusion could find a prominent place within the Europe 2020 strategy.

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EAPN participates in the 2010 European year launch event of the Social Inclusion Regional Group of the North East England Office

On 23 February, the Social Inclusion Regional Group will have its launch event of the 2010 established in response to the European Union’s initiative to name 2010 the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion. Pauline Geoghegan, coordinator of the 2010 Coalition of Social NGOs for the European Year, will present the Coalition and its demands for concrete outcomes of 2010…
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