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Slums: The Issue of a Century

it:1:1:1:9:9:11:1:0:9:9:9:9::1:1:9:9:0:9 PROPORTION OF POPULATION LIVING IN A SLUM IN 2033 A THIRD OF THE WORLD'S POPULATION WILL LIKELY LIVE IN A MIGRANT SLUM WITHIN TWO DECADES 2013 2033 WE LIVE IN A SLUM LIVE SLUM 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 ONE BILLION PEOPLE ALIVE TODAY - ONE IN SIX HUMAN BEINGS ARE SLUM DWELLERS. THAT NUMBER IS LIKELY TO DOUBLE IN THE NEXT 20 YEARS THE ISSUE OF A CENTURY WHEN MIGRANTS TRY TO ENTER OUR CITIES THEY FIND EXCLUSION AND BARRIERS TO ACHIEVING THEIR FULL POTENTIAL THE FIRST BARRIER THE SECOND BARRIER INFORMALITY INSTABILITY DECENT JOBS, EDUCATION, HEALTHCARE AND HOUSING ARE MADE DIFFICULT AND OFTEN IMPOSSIBLE WITHOUT STABILITY THEY HAVE NOTHING TO ROOT, NO REASON TO BUILD, SETTLE AND INVEST IN THE FUTURE %3D THE REALITY CAN BE HARSH AS THEY CRAMMED INTO SPACES ON THE EDGES OF SOC , EXCLUDED FROM THE MAINSTREAM OF LIFE THIS IS A LOSS FOR US ALL LET'S SHIFT OUR PERSPECTIVE MIGRANTS ARE A REAL ASSET THEY BUILD THE CITIES GROW THE ECONOMY PROVIDE DIVERSITY A SOLUTION E WBRANIS IN THE SLUMS INCLUSIVE CITIES RELEASE THE POTENTIAL OF ALL THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THEM, NOT JUST THE MIGRANTS IN THE SLUMS INCLUDED.cities INCLUDED.communitycenters INCLUDED.think AN EMERGING NETWORK OF 10 STRATEGIC CITIES LINKED TOGETHER ACROSS ASIA, AFRICA AND LATIN AMERICA A GLOBAL NETWORK OF COMMUNITY CENTERS IN MIGRANT SLUMS A CENTER FOR MIGRANT SLUMS TO INSPIRE AND ACTIVATE INTEREST WE AND OUR PARTNERS BUILD COMMUNITY CENTRES IN MIGRANT SLUMS WE BROKER COLLABORATIONS TO HELP MIGRANTS ACCESS THE CITY INCLUDED OPENS ACCESS TO THE CITIES FOR MIGRANTS LIVING IN SLUMS. STARTING IN BEIJING, WE ARE NOW ALSO ACTIVE IN SHANGHAI, KATHMANDU AND DHÁKA, WITH A GOAL OF TEN CITIES AND A HUNDRED COMMUNITY CENTERS WORLDWIDE EMPLOYMENT EDUCATION HOUSING SANITATION ON THE MACRO LEVEL ON THE MICRO LEVEL INCLUDED WORKS ON ARCHITECTING A WEB OF THOUGHT AND PRACTICE GLOBALLY ON THE MIGRANT SLUM ISSUE. WE HIGHLIGHT TRENDS AND BROKER COLLABORATIONS TO HELP MIGRANTS BETTER ACCESS THE CITY WE AND OUR PARTNERS AIM TO BUILD DOZENS OF COMMUNITY CENTERS IN MIGRANT SLUMS TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT, SOCIAL SERVICES AND INFORMATION "YOU ARE INCLUDED" INCLUSIVE CITIES ARE WHAT WE AIM TO ACHIEVE IMPACT TO DATE NUMBER OF MIGRANTS SERVED NUMBER OF CONTACT HOURS TOTAL NUMBER OF COMMUNITY CENTERS NUMBER OF AFFILIATE COMMUNITY CENTERS NUMBER OF CITIES NUMBER OF PROJECT PARTNERSHIPS NUMBER OF COLLABORATIONS BROKERED WE ARE BUILDING AN EMERGING NETWORK OF 10 STRATEGIC CITIES ACROSS ASIA, AFRICA AND LATIN AMERICA TO CREATE A WEB OF PRACTICE, LEÁRNING AND INSPIRATION. WE ARE WORKING TO TELL A COHESIVE STORY OF MIGRANT SLUMS.

Slums: The Issue of a Century

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INCLUDED is a nonprofit organization. We do essential work in difficult places, particularly the slums where migrants are crowded into the margins of big cities. We have grown since 2006 from a handfu...

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