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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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Tamarack Institute, by visiting the website - http://www.tamarackcommunity.ca
Deepening Community, by visiting the website - http://deepeningcommunity.ca
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The Poverty Action Partnership of Haldimand and Norfolk exists to find solutions to poverty by raising awareness, reducing stigma, mobilizing and strengthening our community to take action. Our priority areas are: raising awareness, reducing stigma around poverty, mobilizing and strengthening community to take action, financial literacy, and food security.
Moving from Charity to Investment is the goal of poverty reduction work in Medicine Hat.
The gap between the rich and poor in Medicine Hat is widening. In 2005, those families in the top 10% income earners made at least $139,000 (an increase of 22.5% since 2001). Those in the bottom 10% income bracket made at most $24,400 (an increase of 17.5% since 2001). The top bracket made almost 6 times the lowest, and that gap increased by almost 4% between 2001 and 2005.
Stewart Community Connections is a community collaboration between the District of Stewart, the Ministry of Children and Family Development, Northern Health, Success by Six, Bear Valley School and their Parent Advisory Committee, Stewart Food Bank, Faith Groups, RCMP and committed members of the public.
Central Alberta Poverty Reduction Alliance, or CAPRA, is a group of people and organizations who work collaboratively to find local solutions and make a real difference on poverty. We have over 45 members and hundreds of community supporters advocating for social change that will improve opportunities for people experiencing poverty. We work at the strategic level, taking a big-picture, long-term approach to have a collective, permanent impact on poverty. Our job is to:
* Identify needs, advocate and influence policy
* Advocate, promote and support poverty reduction programs...
The backbone organization of Bridges out of Poverty is the Bridges out of Poverty Guiding Coalition, a member of the Vibrant Communities network since 2014. The initiative is led by community partners within Elgin County and is funded by Elgin St. Thomas Public Health/YWCA provide dedicated staff time and Trillium Grant funds. Our priorities areas are: food security, housing/homelessness, employment and income (living wage), and the Getting Ahead and Circles programs.