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B-Mincome is a pilot project, led by Barcelona City Council, to implement a Guaranteed Minimum Income (GMI) that would supplement income for households in the poorest areas of the city. Join Lluís Torrens Mèlich to learn about the city's approach to addressing poverty, key insights on the pilot project, and their plans for measuring success.
Mark Holmgren will share insights on how to measure community engagement initiatives that are focused on capacity building within a targeted community, and offer some best practice advice on community engagement tools to assist your engagement efforts.
This bilingual event invites us to accelerate our effectiveness by learning from one another and imagining how we can ensure our collective work has greater impact.
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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1. To identify community assets and strengths in relation to poverty reduction
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