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B-Mincome is a pilot project, led by Barcelona City Council, to implement a Guaranteed Minimum Income (GMI) that would supplement income for households in the poorest areas of the city. Join Lluís Torrens Mèlich to learn about the city's approach to addressing poverty, key insights on the pilot project, and their plans for measuring success.
Mark Holmgren will share insights on how to measure community engagement initiatives that are focused on capacity building within a targeted community, and offer some best practice advice on community engagement tools to assist your engagement efforts.
This bilingual event invites us to accelerate our effectiveness by learning from one another and imagining how we can ensure our collective work has greater impact.
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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Priority areas identified in the TO Prosperity poverty reduction strategy are: housing stability, transit equity, service access, food access, quality jobs and liveable wages, and systemic change.
The Family Consultant works collaboratively with community partners to build a local teams, with the goals of identifying the key barriers families face, connecting families to the services they need and creating and implementing community plans that innovatively work towards addressing the barriers. Port Hardy does not yet have a formal poverty reduction strategy, however; the community has a range of municipal/provincial government and non-government services to support low-income families.
The Niagara Prosperity Initiative uses a research-based approach to address the root causes of poverty, allocating resources where they will have the greatest effect. While some projects are designed to meet the immediate needs of individuals living in poverty, the Niagara Prosperity Initiative is also focused on longer-term strategies which require stronger partnerships and improved coordination and planning across the public, private and voluntary (not for profit) sectors and among stakeholders.
Pathway to Potential is a community-based collaborative strategy for reducing poverty and ensuring social and economic well-being for the residents of Windsor and Essex County. We believe poverty results from barriers to social and economic resources that prevent well-being and access to opportunities in the community.
The monthly steering committee is co-chaired by the Region of Peel and United Way of Peel Region. Decisions are made by consensus is open to any organization or individual in the community. Priority areas include: economic opportunities, income security, food security, affordable/accessible transportation, and safe and affordable housing