22 minutes | Mar 27th 2020

#COVID19 & #POVERTY with Paul Ackerman

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In this week's episode of #Activism, Mae Elise Cannon is joined by Paul Ackerman, CFO of Compassion International, to discuss the many ways in which COVID-19 will impact poor communities, as well as the global and local economic ramifications of this pandemic. What steps can we take to help those most effected in our communities?Purchase Mae Elise Cannon's book, Beyond Hashtag Activism Here: https://www.ivpress.com/beyond-hashtag-activismArticles and books for further study:“Coronavirus and Poverty: A Mother Skips Meals So Her Children Can Eat” by Manny Fernandez, New York Times “Coronavirus: A visual guide to the economic impact” By Lora Jones, David Brown & Daniele Palumbo, BBC News“Coronavirus is coming for the world's poor. Here are six ways to help” by Duncan Maru, World Economic Forum“Covid-19 could devastate poor countries: It is in the rich world’s self-interest to help” The EconomistCovid 19: Implications for Business, McKinsey & CompanyFinancial well-being: Measuring Financial perceptions and experiences in low- and moderate- households by Stephen Roll, Olga Kondratjeva, and Michal Grinstein-Weiss"Helping Out During The Coronavirus Crisis: Where, What & How To Donate" by Kelly Phillips, Forbes“Here’s how you can help during the coronavirus crisis” By SANDRA EMERSON "How to Donate Hand-Sewn Face Masks" Vanderbilt University Medical Center“Lockdowns are fine for the rich, but millions are too poor to shelter from coronavirus” By Linda Givetash and Luke Denne, NBC News 
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