In May 1981, the Extreme Poverty and Exclusion in Africa seminar

In May 1981, the Extreme Poverty and Exclusion in Africa seminar brought together 60 participants. They represented numerous countries, including 14 countries from Africa. The seminar took place at the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning in Paris. Organized by the Forum on Overcoming Extreme Poverty, an ATD Fourth World network... Find out more

Joseph Wresinski

Joseph Wresinski (1917-1988)  - the inspiration behind October 17th Joseph Wresinski was born to immigrant parents in a poor neighbourhood of Angers, France. He grew up in a family which suffered from chronic poverty and social exclusion. In 1946, he was ordained as a priest and served in industrial and rural parishes where, right from the... Find out more

Joseph Wresinski - the inspiration behind October 17th

Joseph Wresinski was born to immigrant parents in a poor neighbourhood of Angers, France. He grew up in a family which suffered from chronic poverty and social exclusion. In 1946, he was ordained as a priest and served in industrial and rural parishes where, right from the beginning, he related to the most deprived families. In 1956, he was... Find out more