Natasha Pei's blog

Recording Now Online: A New Vision for Income Security

This webinar explores the guiding principles, concepts, and objectives that allowed for the Government of Ontario's fundamental shift in income security strategy - from ideology to practical application.

Recording Online: Measuring Up to Poverty Reduction in Rural B.C.

Access the webinar recording to explore collaborative efforts of rural and remote communities acting on poverty in B.C., and their approach to developing indicators for measuring poverty and impacts of poverty reduction efforts over time.

Recording Online: TRC #92: Youth Employment in Winnipeg

In October 2016 the Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council (WPRC) embarked on a new initiative called TRC92: Youth Employment. This innovative initiative is guided by the 92nd Call to Action in the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (2015).

Recording Online: Leveraging Systems Thinking to Improve Community Partnerships

Learn how shifting away from linear thinking patterns to systems thinking can lead to improved cross-community collaborations and achieve sustainable solutions to complex social issues.

Recording Online: Exploring Alternate Sources and Forms of Financing to Scale Social Impact in Communities

Watch this webinar recording to gain a deeper understanding of the various sources and forms of financing that are available to your initiative, based on your organizational structure and business model.

New Recording Online: Social Innovation - Exploring Social Enterprise as an Alternate Business Structure

This is a social enterprise 101 session geared towards non-profit organizations and collaboratives, offering several tools and resources for developing a social enterprise.

New Recording Online: Cities Building Social Value: Social Procurement Strategies and CBA's in Halton and Peel Regions

Poverty reduction practitioners from Halton, Peel, and Toronto, Ontario share their experiences with and insights from early stages of engaging partners in social procurement initiatives and Community Benefit Agreements.

Recording Online: Montreal's Centre Sud Nourishing Neighbourhood

Explore Centre-sud, a central-Montreal working class neighbourhood, and be guided through its strategy for collectively addressing food security issues through a unique combination of creative and logical solutions

Poverty and Human Rights: Conclusions from the UN Treaty Bodies

The Centre for Studies on Poverty and Social Citizenship hosts a discussion on human rights in Canada and our obligations to international treaties, with Michele Biss (Canada Without Poverty), Suzie Dunn (eQuality Project), and Laura Cattari (Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction).

New Recording: Business Bootcamp - Mentorship for Local Economic Development

In this session, Jeremy Barham and Joy Benson Green talk about the ins-and-outs of the program Business Bootcamp. Learn how this replicable, scalable program is engaging business mentors to provide tailored education and skills development to budding local entrepreneurs, increasing economic development, and reducing poverty in St. Stephen.