Important developments in our history
Started in an emergency housing camp in France in the 1950s, ATD Fourth World has transformed the struggle to end poverty by recognizing poverty as a violation of human rights.
“The families I met there, made me think of the poverty of my mother. The children could have been my brothers, my sister, or me, forty years earlier.” – Joseph Wresinski
Key Moments in our History
The History of ATD Fourth World In 1956, Joseph Wresinski, a Catholic priest, became chaplain (...)
Who is Joseph Wresinski? Joseph Wresinski (1917-1988) is not the first person to listen carefully (...)
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