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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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We help grow local poverty reduction efforts by building networks and increasing opportunities for collaboration. Every sector of the community including business; city, provincial and federal governments; social service sector; labour and private citizens have joined Vibrant Surrey.
We incubate community economic development projects that make a real difference in people's lives.
We listen to and learn from all voices in our community.
The mission of the Prosperity Roundtable Chatham-Kent is “A diverse team of individuals working together to support develop and implement strategies to eliminate poverty in Chatham-Kent”. Their vision is “No person in Chatham-Kent living in poverty.” We have been a member of VC since 2012, funded primarily through the municipality of Chatham-Kent, with additional support from the United Way of Chatham Kent, and governed in a steering committee style. Our priority areas include: Education - Development of a life-long learning strategy, annual Poverty Awareness Week campaign, providing...
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.
About my Collaborative
The Alliance strategies include
• Collaboration and partnership
• Strategic communications (public awareness and understanding), advocacy
• Leadership (Policy/systems change; advocacy)
• Research and knowledge (evidence, knowledge translation (education), indicators, evaluation)
• Keeping current and aware of the provincial poverty reduction strategy
Our Four Areas of Focus include