Dr. Lesley Frank publishes 2016 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in NS

Dr. Lesley Frank is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Acadia University. She is also a CCPA-NS Research Associate and has co-authored or single authored the Child Poverty Report Card for Nova Scotia for thirteen years. Dr. Frank researches in the area of family poverty, food insecurity, infant feeding, health inequity, and social policy. She has also worked as a community-based researcher and spent several years providing pre-natal services and family resource support to women living in low-income circumstances in the Annapolis Valley. Dr. Frank is a steering committee member of Campaign 2000-a cross-Canada public education movement to build Canadian awareness and support for the 1989 all-party House of Commons resolution to end child poverty in Canada by the year 2000. Campaign 2000 works to increase public awareness of the levels and consequences of child/family poverty by publishing research on the indicators of child poverty and developing public education resources.

The 2016 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Nova Scotia: Another Year, No Improvement

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