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    • Low-income voters give election feedback
      • 1 Dec 2011
      • Downtown Community Ministry
      • Low-income voters want support to get jobs was the key message delivered in the Downtown Community Ministry (DCM) waiting room today. Especially those who need ‘a second chance’ because previous criminal convictions are preventing them getting a look-in to the job market. One respondent was emphatic that “people change and we need another shot at a job”.
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    • Get out and vote!
      • 23 Nov 2011
      • Downtown Community Ministry
      • “When you cast your vote, please think of the impact on poorer New Zealanders” urges Downtown Community Ministry’s (DCM) Director Stephanie McIntyre. “Low income people continue to endure a disproportionate burden of increases in the cost of housing, transport, utilities and food and have had no appreciable increase in income” says Stephanie. Quoting the famous words of John Donne: “No man is an island” the new City Missioner Susan Blaikie reinforced this concern, speaking to DCM’s AGM earlier this week. Susan’s message to voters was to remember the significance of community.
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