Sharing Stories of Success: From The Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council - A Focus on Youth Employment
About the Council
The Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council (WPRC) is a multi-sectoral table comprised of 35-40 local leaders representing all sectors of our community including business, government, health, education, labour, faith, the Indigenous community and non-profit community organizations.
The Council, which meets regularly throughout the year, was established by United Way of Winnipeg in 2007 based on a collective desire to address the underlying causes of poverty and the thinking that no one sector alone can successfully address the complexities of poverty reduction. Council members came together committed to working collectively to engage the community, deepen their understanding of the issues, and pursue opportunities for innovative solutions and systems change.Read More