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This webinar will feature guests discussing the rights-based approach to poverty reduction, providing you with insight on developing and leading a campaign that recognizes our fundamental human right to dignity at its core. We will spotlight two case studies: the ChewOnThis! campaign and Victoria, BC's Super InTent City.
The first ever Community Change Institute is being held in vibrant Toronto, Canada this Fall. Our cities, the places we live, provide amazing opportunities for resilience in these disruptive times. The Tamarack Institute Team has worked over the last year to re-think and re-build our annual five day learning event to respond to this challenge.
Vibrant Communities Canada is a Tamarack Institute Practice Area that will bring together 100 cities who are creating comprehensive poverty reduction strategies
As one of Tamarack Institute's two issue-based Practice Areas, we seek to engage the five Idea Areas on a deeper level. In both Vibrant Communities and Deepening Community we convene and host online learning communities where people who are working within that field can gather, learn and share with each other.
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Tamarack Institute, by visiting the website - http://www.tamarackcommunity.ca
Deepening Community, by visiting the website - http://deepeningcommunity.ca
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Here are just a few of the many organizations who are part of the Vibrant Communities St. John's collaboration: Rabbittown Community Centre, Eastern Health, Community Youth Network, Fortis Properties, RBC, Child and Family Connections, City of St. John's, Canadian Mental Health Association NL, MUN School of Social Work, various neighbourhood Tenants' Associations, and so many more...!
To support the internal mapping exercise, a Poverty Reduction Strategy Matrix was developed. The matrix organizes programs and services according to 4 strategies for poverty reduction, which are consistent with the 4 core principles contained in Ontario‟s Poverty Reduction Strategy. These include i) Kid‟s First, ii) Strategies for individuals/Families (Kid's Live in Families), iii) Community, and iv) Unleashing Potential. The collected data further conforms to the core components of a program logic model, thereby capturing activity outputs (program description and intended results),...
The Region of Waterloo's Comprehensive Approach to Poverty Reduction has been developed to address poverty comprehensively across Regional department and programs areas to find sensible, innovative and lasting solutions for poverty reduction.
The WPRC was established in 2008 based on the understanding that no single group or organization can successfully address poverty on its own. For this reason, the WPRC has engaged senior leaders from all sectors in a comprehensive, sustained effort. Membership of the WPRC comes from business, education, non-profit, labour, and all three levels of government.
Early in its formation, the WPRC created an aspiration statement that clearly defines its objective – A City Where Everyone Belongs.
Our volunteers have determined a Framework for Action with 7 strategic directions to...