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Vibrant Communities

Vibrant Communities
Vibrant Communities is one of Tamarack's practice areas, and it has a specific focus on cities reducing poverty. A Vibrant Community can be created once the human, social and economic cost of poverty are significantly reduced. Together, these cities/regions aspire to reduce poverty in 100 cities.

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Sharing Stories of Success: From The Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council - A Focus on Youth Employment

Posted by Vibrant Communities on October 27, 2016

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.  

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Exploring Poverty Reduction Game Changers with VC Canada Members

Posted by Vibrant Communities on October 27, 2016

We Are Looking for Your Ideas 

Help make this innovative approach work! Ideas and suggestions from Cities Reducing Poverty members and broader learners of the Vibrant Communities Canada network are critical to developing a solid foundation in which to identify key levers that have large impacts on poverty reduction. 

Once you have read about the framework and reviewed the Game Changers we have drafted below, participate in the process by filling in the short survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZYSR2RP.

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