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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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In an extensive consultation process for the 2010-2016 Region of Waterloo Strategic Plan, citizens identified poverty reduction as an important priority for Regional government to address. The...
The City of Moncton Social Inclusion and Poverty Committee is responsible for the implementation of the Social Inclusion Plan. The Moncton Social Inclusion and Poverty Committee, will help guide the implementation of the plan, ensure reporting to Moncton City Council twice yearly, and conduct an annual review of the strategy to ensure it meets the evolving needs of the community and outcomes identified in the plan. Five priority areas have been identified as being important to further Moncton’s Social Inclusion development. These priority areas form the framework for the actions contained...
The Comprehensive Approach to Poverty Reduction (CAPR) has been developed to maximize the Region's collective impact on poverty reduction. The CAPR: starts "at home" by identifying actions the Corporation can undertake to effect change or make improvements within existing programs in our direct control/sphere of influence; maximizes our corporate-wide impact on poverty by enabling all departments to provide a coordinated response to poverty; provides opportunities to avoid duplication and identify efficiencies to maximize the Region's impact on poverty; and lays the foundation for...
This is a multi-sectoral community collaborative project, coordinated through the United Way and the City of Kingston. Working Groups in the strategic focus areas will report to a Poverty Reduction Group. The initiative began in 2011 and continues to focus on developing action plans and evaluation processes.
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.
Living SJ is about working differently together in the Saint John area. It’s about applying an approach to mobilizing action around our community priorities. This includes: developing a common agenda – agreeing on what we can do together differently; measurements – knowing the difference we are making with our actions; communication – sharing information; broad stakeholder involvement – contributing differently to the solutions; and a centralized structure to keep the momentum going – supporting our work, the sharing of information and our results.
This approach highlights...