Recently the City of Surrey unveiled its Poverty Reduction Strategy to tackle one of the most important social issues in the City. This strategy will not only include actions on a local level but will also cooperate with provincial and federal authorities to fight against poverty. The City of Surrey wants to not only improve access to job search and social services, but also wishes to do more in area of education and literacy. We recently asked Councillor Judy Villeneuve, President of the Surrey Homelessness and Housing Society and Chair of the Social Planning Committee, some questions regarding the Poverty Reduction Strategy.
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