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As we launch Round 4 of The Poverty Truth Commission, we are also delighted to launch our new monthly blog series.  

 

Jane and Sadia, two of our new Commissioners will be blogging each month, sharing their thoughts, experiences and what it means to be a Poverty Truth Commissioner.

 

 

In the first of the series, Jane reflects on the launch of the new Commission and her thoughts around listening.

I came away wondering how I am going to be a voice for others, to speak out.

 

“It’s one thing reading about poverty in the newspapers or hearing about it on radio or television.  It’s shocking and it makes you angry.  But it’s a completely different thing to sit up close and hear someone’s personal story.”  
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