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Nelson Mandela on why we work to end poverty

Posted By Adam Searing On December 6, 2013 @ 2:42 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

“Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life.”

- Live 8 address [1], 2005


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[1] Live 8 address: http://db.nelsonmandela.org/speeches/pub_view.asp?pg=item&ItemID=NMS753

[2] NC NAACP Statement on the Death of Nelson Mandela: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/12/05/nc-naacp-statement-on-the-death-of-nelson-mandela/

[3] We haven’t lost the “War on Poverty” but much work remains: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2013/11/19/we-havent-lost-the-war-on-poverty-but-much-work-remains/

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