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Opportunities Waterloo Region and its long-term partnership with WLU professors have been working together for the last two years to unearth deep-seated societal attitudes utilizing a research method that has not yet been used in Canada for this purpose.
CCI 2013's key thought-leader Adam Kahane shares his experiences engaging leaders in working together on complex social challenges.
Join in this exciting free tele-learning with Mark Cabaj as he shares how to plan and evaluate policy change.
Three-day event aims to foster an action-focused conversation that produces insights, information and practical ideas for citizen-led development.
Join CCI 2013's key thought-leader Tom Kelly as he shares why the Theory of Change methodology is well suited for comprehensive collective impact initiatives.
Organizations and communities are shifting and changing - join in this free tele-learning to learn from Beth Kanter about how your organization can create change by networking and leveraging solid data.
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Moving from Charity to Investment is the goal of poverty reduction work in Medicine Hat.
The gap between the rich and poor in Medicine Hat is widening. In 2005, those families in the top 10...
The City of Edmonton's Community Services Committee met today to review current actions around poverty reduction planning in Alberta. Committee heard from former city councillor Janice Melnychuk, Edmonton Social Planning Council Executive Director Susan Morrissey and Edmonton and area Medical Officer of Health Dr. Christopher Sikora. At the conclusion of the committee a recommendation to establish a Councillor Initiative to develop a made in Edmonton poverty reduction strategy working with partners in our community received unanimous support.
A community free from poverty, where all people live with dignity and health and have:
Secure and affordable housing, food, and income and are able to meet their basic needs
Employment with good wages
Access to education and training throughout their lifespan
Opportunities to reach their full potential using their energy, creativity and talents
Opportunities to be involved and included
Support for their changing needs from childhood to old age
Our Vision: A community where no human being is deprived of the resources, means, choices and power to acquire and maintain self sufficiency while being able to be an active participant in society.
Our Mission: To end poverty in Calgary and enhance the well-being of all Calgarians.
This profile highlights poverty reduction strategies, organizations, collaboratives and publications from the province of Quebec.
The VCC Community consists of private business, non-profit and labour organizations, governments, education and health sectors, faith communities and people living in poverty. Our community is a culmination of collaborating organizations and dedicated individuals.