- Feb 15 2021
- 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
”Behind the Screen: Grassroots Experiences Accessing Social Services and Education in a Digital World”
On Monday, 15 February from 6:15 to 7:30 pm, an ATD Fourth World webinar will be held during the UN Commission for Social Development on the theme ”Behind the Screen: Grassroots Experiences Accessing Social Services and Education in a Digital World”.
Lived experience speakers include Tammy Mayes (from Surrey, and wife of Thomas Mayes) and Esther Rodriguez, an activist from Gallup, New Mexico. There will also be video messages from other ATD activists in the US, France and Democratic Republic of Congo. They will engage in discussion on the intersectional challenges that lie in transforming government services in the digital era while protecting the rights, dignity and wellbeing of all, especially that of individuals and families with lived experience of poverty.