To solve our child poverty problem, we have to be ready to fight. And that’s OK

The Child Poverty Collaborative organized an event with Adam Kahane, international social change expert, who said "The most important trap not to fall into is the idea that a situation like this can be understood and worked on from outside and above. It can't be. It won't work.

And only if you work in a way that involves the people who are involved — and the way they understand the situation and the way they understand it can be addressed — is it possible to move forward. Otherwise you'll get stuck and you'll replicate the top-down, expert, patriarchal way of doing things, which got us in the mess we're in."

Read more at WCPO here.