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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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The mission of the Westmorland Albert Community Inclusion Network (WACIN) Co-operative is to assist businesses, not-for profits, governments and individuals to work collaboratively to address the realities of poverty and ensure that people in our region do not have to struggle to meet their basic needs. To achieve this we bring together stakeholders from all levels of the community to identify community assets and resources and build the capacity of local organizations. The WACIN helps harness the creativity of the community in addressing systemic poverty.
In 2008, the community identified Ending Poverty as a priority for London’s children, youth, and families. At that time, there were many impactful statistics that illustrated the impact of poverty in London, but there was one that crystallized the issue; 1 in 5 London children will experience poverty during their childhood. This was, and is, intolerable.
The Ending Poverty team is actively implementing strategies to meet basic needs in London neighbourhoods through our Basic Needs Beacon. With our community partners, we have developed and are implementing London’s Food Charter, a...
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.
No Place for Poverty worked with the territorial government to create an anti-poverty strategy. It was tabled in 2013 and an action plan to implement the strategy was tabled in in 2015. The Coalition then focused on developing a living wage campaign for Yellowknife. Facing a lack of funding to continue this work, No Place for Poverty is refreshing its purpose that will return it to its roots of lobbying government to implement anti-poverty initiatives, including oversight of the Anti-Poverty Action Plan, participation in the development of a federal anti-poverty strategy to reflect...