Faces of Poverty
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Faces of Poverty

I am unsure if anyone can understand poverty without experiencing it firsthand. This infographic was part of a series looking at the impact of poverty on the Niagara region, and how difficult it can be to escape from poverty when government assistance is often inadequate.

This spread was part of the package that earned me a 2014 Ontario Newspaper Award nomination, the John E. Motz Memorial Award, Design and Graphics (under 25,000 circulation)

Demers’s graphics demonstrate an ability to organize a lot of information and create memorable visual illustrations.

— 61st Annual Ontario Newspaper Awards program