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Join us with the Cities Reducing Poverty network for our 3rd annual national gathering of cities. This year, the Summit will be co-hosted by the City of Hamilton to expand the conversation and examine the role of business and multi-sectoral approaches to poverty reduction from across Canada.
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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Deepening Community, by visiting the website - http://deepeningcommunity.ca
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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...
Central Alberta Poverty Reduction Alliance, or CAPRA, is a group of people and organizations who work collaboratively to find local solutions and make a real difference on poverty. We have over 45 members and hundreds of community supporters advocating for social change that will improve opportunities for people experiencing poverty. We work at the strategic level, taking a big-picture, long-term approach to have a collective, permanent impact on poverty. Our job is to:
* Identify needs, advocate and influence policy
* Advocate, promote and support poverty reduction programs...
The Comprehensive Approach to Poverty Reduction (CAPR) has been developed to maximize the Region's collective impact on poverty reduction. The CAPR: starts "at home" by identifying actions the Corporation can undertake to effect change or make improvements within existing programs in our direct control/sphere of influence; maximizes our corporate-wide impact on poverty by enabling all departments to provide a coordinated response to poverty; provides opportunities to avoid duplication and identify efficiencies to maximize the Region's impact on poverty; and lays the foundation for...
Central Alberta Poverty Reduction Alliance (CAPRA) is a grassroots group of individuals interested in inspiring change! We have been working together since 2010.
The Tackling Poverty in Hamilton initiative is built on bringing people from many different walks of life together to address Hamilton’s most pressing problem.
Hamilton has committed to a collaborative approach because no one sector has the solutions; no one group can tackle poverty alone.
Poverty reduction priorities include: living wage, shifting attitudes about people living in poverty, affordable transit, housing, predatory lending, advocacy for a national poverty reduction strategy, and community benefit agreements.