Palmerston North – 19 August 2020 – All Saints Church
Be informed and be heard! Tenants will share their stories and key candidates for the Palmerston North Electorate will speak to renters and answer the hard questions. Bought to you by the Manawatū Tenants’ Union and Manawatū People’s Radio. More information here.
ActionStation is currently conducting Welfare Tautoko, a six week programme where everyday people are trained to become powerful online advocates for a compassionate welfare system. This round of Welfare Tautoko starts on Tuesday 16th June and goes to Tuesday 21st July. Refer www.actionstation.co.nz for more details.
The PSA is holding a webinar with Victoria University’s Dr Geoff Bertram to discuss the ongoing effects of the 1980s reforms, and the disconnect between what elected governments want to achieve and what they can deliver on the ground. Wednesday 8th July 12:00-12:45pm Click here to register
Tax Justice Aotearoa is resuming Tax on Tuesdays:
14 July – the TJA Manifesto
21 July – Covid recovery and rebuilding
1 September – meeting with MP’s (to be confirmed)
The PSA invites you to a webinar on 10 June 2020 from 12-1pm. It is part of our Progressive Thinking series where we talk with some of our movement’s brightest minds on what a post-COVID-19 world might look like for our public and community services. If you would like to attend, please go to the sign-up page, enter your details and we will send you the link. https://www.ourpeoplematter.nz/progressive_thinking_10jun_pm?utm_campaign=opm_pt_invite_10jun_pm&utm_medium=email&utm_source=psa
Friday May 15, 2020 – 11.00 am – 1.15 pm
This budget will undoubtedly be shaped by the Covid-19 pandemic, and with this in mind, we have invited a panel of experts to provide commentary on how the Government has responded to this crisis and what impact this will have on our most vulnerable children.
We will have contributions from Hon Assoc Prof Susan St John, Dr Matire Harwood, Assoc Prof Khylee Quince and CTU Policy Director and Economist Andrea Black, with award-winning documentary maker Bryan Bruce facilitating the discussion.
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Join ActionStation in sending personal emails to PM Jacinda Ardern, and Ministers Grant Robertson, Carmel Sepuloni and Tracey Martin, to show your support for scrapping WINZ’s relationship rules and increasing benefit rate. Click here to send an email now.