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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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Tamarack Institute, by visiting the website - http://www.tamarackcommunity.ca
Deepening Community, by visiting the website - http://deepeningcommunity.ca
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In April 2013 the Committee known as “Bridges in Huron” and later the “Huron Anti-Poverty Initiative” started to lay the foundation for a community response to poverty in Huron County. In 2014 the initiative became “Poverty to Prosperity in Huron” and an action plan was created to guide their collective work to eliminate poverty in Huron. 32 partner organizations belong to the initiative.
There is no formal governance structure, other than being a member driven cooperative, supported by the backbone organization. The initiative has no core funding. Currently, the Ontario Trillium...
The Niagara Prosperity Initiative uses a research-based approach to address the root causes of poverty, allocating resources where they will have the greatest effect. While some projects are designed to meet the immediate needs of individuals living in poverty, the Niagara Prosperity Initiative is also focused on longer-term strategies which require stronger partnerships and improved coordination and planning across the public, private and voluntary (not for profit) sectors and among stakeholders.