Cities Connect - November 2016

Submitted by Natasha Pei on December 15, 2016 - 4:06am

Prosper Canada is partnering with us this month to help demystify financial empowerment strategies for poverty reduction. In November's edition of Cities Connect you will find

  • Financial Empowerment in Canada: Why it Matters and What it Looks Like - Promising practices from the financial empowerment field illustrate how government, the private sector, and community agencies, can come together to empower individuals living in poverty.. 
  • Evaluating Financial Empowerment Initiatives- Financial literacy evaluation toolkit, financial coaching outcome evaluation, and a random control trial of financial coaching. 
  • Accessing Income-Boosting Benefits Through Tax Filing - The case for helping individuals gain access to the tax system
  • Neighbourhood-Based Strategies that Reduce Poverty - A Deepening Community and Vibrant Communities Canada cross-learning webinar series comparing models of place-based poverty reduction.
  • ... and more!

Access this month's Cities Connect here 

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