It is a society where there is no urban poor as basic industries provide jobs for its people and there is equitable and sustainable access to land and resources. It is a society in which there is social justice and human rights are promoted and upheld.
a. To engage in development justice research focusing on the urban poor;
b. To develop a library and public information system of resources on urban poor issues and struggles;
c. To advance the advocacy of the urban poor sector and other marginalized sectors in society through campaigns, dialogues with government agencies and other stakeholders, legislative work and community actions;
d. To work for the participation of the urban poor in equitable and sustainable urban planning.
a. To develop and strengthen organizational, socio-economic, legal and political capacities of the urban poor through a sustained education program;
b. To develop and strengthen local and international linkages with the urban poor, people’s organizations, development agencies, civil society organizations, academe, religious, media, lawyers, artists, and other professionals;
c. To facilitate the urban poor’s access to services;
d. To put particular emphasis on capacity-building and full participation of women and children and other marginalized groups within the urban poor.
a. To develop capacities of urban poor on art and cultural work;
b. To advance urban poor struggles and campaigns through initiatives in culture and the arts.
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