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Join the principals of sagecomm to learn about best practices and lessons learned in positioning some of the most challenging social issues of the day, from poverty and literacy, to addiction and housing first.
Join us with Mayor Don Iveson and Mayor Fred Eisenberger as we discuss the changes that have occurred in Edmonton, Alberta and Hamilton, Ontario since 2016's pinnacle Cities Reducing Poverty: When Mayors Lead summit, and what is to come in the new year.
Engagement expectations have changed and yet we're often using the same community engagement techniques we have used for years. We need a new generation of tools and practices to inform, consult and involve people in building better communities.
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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Tamarack Institute, by visiting the website - http://www.tamarackcommunity.ca
Deepening Community, by visiting the website - http://deepeningcommunity.ca
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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...
The Halton Poverty Roundtable vision is No Neighbour in need. Our mission is to Mobilize community will to eliminate poverty in Halton. And our Intended impact statement is: By 2026, all residents will have a livable income and, as a result, have access to opportunities, resources, and supports to thrive and to fully participate in an inclusive Halton community. Our our priority is focused on liveable incomes, which we are achieving through four key strategies - scaling up Canada Learning Bond education and awareness building campaign to increase take-up rates, developing a local social...
In June 2014, over 100 community members came together to learn about the great attributes and challenges of our community and the concerns people have about poverty. The group represented four sectors in equal numbers: business leaders and philanthropists, government and school leaders, non-profit and faith leaders, and community members who have lived with the stresses of poverty. The lived experience group included single parents, low-wage and low-skilled workers, immigrants and refugees, young people and those burdened with too much debt.