Julie Ehlert Gordon
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What impact would you like to have on the world?
Mothers should be paid for their work in the home. Child care and house work should be recognized for their contribution to society. By using Genuine Progress Indicators we have a more realistic view of how child care and house work has a positive impact on the community.
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What clubs, groups, orgs are you involved with
Welfare Action, Anti poverty working group
About Me: Describe what you are doing in the areas of Peace,Environment, Health, Empowerment
I write articles in order to illustrate the point of view that is not represented in mainstream media.

Julie Gordon fights back

In November of 2000, I ran for mayor in the City of Hamilton in order to make poverty an issue. Professor Roy Adams wrote a column in the Hamilton Spectator on my behalf.

“Julie Gordon has been an active campaigner for social causes in Hamilton for many years. An unrepentant Keynesian, Ms. Gordon is a vibrant social activist who infuses vitality into the corpus of the body politic,” Adams said.

Here are some brief examples of my work from various sources:

“The single mother on a fixed income knows best where to budget money in the best interest of the family and society: food, shelter and children otherwise Social Services, housing, health care and education.” Speech to the Status of Women’s Committee in Hamilton

“To prevent child abuse our attitude toward single parents must change. We must not dehumanize poor people with the labels Mike Harris pinned on us. The role of all mothers is important and should be respected. If the self esteem and income of parents was higher much of the daily stress [leading to abuse] would not exist.” Speech at a forum on Children’s Services by CUPE in 1998

Ms. Gordon marched against racism with the Caldwell First Nations who have launched a new reserve in Chatam – Kent “The Caldwells have a right to establish a place to live,” Report in Hamilton Spectator during the municipal election.

“The absence of formal unions does not mean that collective resistance does not exist.” Speech at Queen’s Park, Hearing on Bill 22, the Act to prevent Unionization

Julie Ehlert Gordon's Blog

Toronto Public Health leads the way in warning people about Hidden Exposures

Why people should know about “Hidden Exposures”

Have you ever stood beside a perfume counter or walked down the detergent isle and felt a headache coming on? Have you ever started rubbing your eyes for no apparent reason? Maybe perhaps you might be reacting to something in the air environment. How would you know? Allergy tests are not always conclusive.

In Toronto, South Riverdale Community Health Centre (SRCHC) and Toronto Public Health (TPH) took it upon themselves to warn…


Posted on March 16, 2016 at 4:58pm

mothers fight back

I would like to present you with a poem that I wrote and read to an audience celebrating mothers in Guelph. It was published by Ed VIDEO.

I am mother.

Spelled M-O-T-H-E-R

Call me mother

Not Mum

Only my child calls me "Mum"

That is my child, not my kid

I am not a goat and neither is she!

I am not a chrysanthemum

I am not a flower to be plucked out of the earth

Away from my roots

To be stared at, Isolated, talked about

Until… Continue

Posted on October 13, 2009 at 1:30pm

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At 12:25am on November 30, 2009, Edward Teach said…
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