By: Leena Sharma Seth, Director, Community Engagement, Halton Poverty RoundtableHalton Region
Leena Sharma, Halton Poverty Roundtable, shares stories of real impact from 2015 and 2016 national Cities Reducing Poverty summits, and looks forward to sharing their work on Community Benefit Agreements at the 2017 gathering in Hamilton.
A Conversation with Mayor Eisenberger, Mayor Iveson, and Mr. Brock CarltonNatasha Pei
Mayor Don Iveson, Mayor Fred Eisenberger, and Mr. Brock Carlton discuss the changes in Edmonton and Hamilton since 2016's pinnacle Cities Reducing Poverty: When Mayors Lead summit and what is to come in the new year. We look at how inspiration has been turned into action over the past 8 months and how we can expand the discussion to businesses.
What happens when businesses get involved in tackling poverty? That is the theme of the third annual poverty reduction summit — Cities Reducing Poverty: When Business is Engaged — coming to Hamilton this April.
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. Positioning, persistence, consistency, and simplicity.
The Vibrant Communities Canada Cities Reducing Poverty (VCC-CRP) Network is a collective impact movement aimed at reducing poverty for 1 million Canadians through the efforts of local multi-sectoral roundtables and the alignment of poverty reduction strategies at the local, municipal and federal levels.