Profiles from the community: Anti-poverty organizer

The Stop’s Economic Justice Program works with people who have lived experience of poverty to ease their personal financial stresses, identify systemic causes, and advocate for broader change. Before COVID-19 hit, we hired four participants as paid, part-time Economic Justice Advocates (EJAs) to contribute their skills to like-minded advocacy campaigns across the city. They would […]

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Profiles from the community: David Baptiste

David Baptiste Peer Researcher, The Stop’s Community Advocacy Program David Baptiste has been a valuable member of The Stop’s community since 2013. He’s worn many hats over the years: Advocate, Mentor, Friday bingo caller—and most recently—Peer Researcher. David is one of four Peer Researchers who’ve been working for months documenting and evaluating the last 11 […]

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