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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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Cities Reducing Poverty: How Vibrant Communities Are Creating Comprehensive Solutions to the Most Complex Problem of Our Times

Case Studies, Books, Publications, Vibrant Communities, Poverty Reduction, Cities Reducing Poverty

BOOK | This book explores the efforts of collaborative groups in six different Canadian cities where each one is guided by a desire to employ a...

TO Prosperity: Toronto Poverty Reduction Strategy

Publications, Vibrant Communities, Poverty Reduction, Cities Reducing Poverty, Strategy

PUBLICATION | Toronto’s vision by 2035 is to be a city with opportunities for all, and a leader in the collective pursuit of justice, fairness and...

What does the data tell us about rising poverty in Canada?

Evaluating Community Impact, Publications, Vibrant Communities, Poverty Reduction, Cities Reducing Poverty

PUBLICATION | Incomes are an important determinant of well-being and one of the more measureable aspects of poverty. Data can tell us how poverty...

THRIVE: Medicine Hat and Region Strategy to End Poverty and Increase Wellbeing

Publications, Vibrant Communities, Poverty Reduction, Cities Reducing Poverty, Strategy

PUBLICATION | Medicine Hat, the city credited as being the first to end homelessness, is taking on poverty in all its forms, with a goal of...

Vibrant Communities Canada Membership Brochure 2017

Vibrant Communities, Poverty Reduction, Cities Reducing Poverty, Membership, Brochure

BROCHURE | Vibrant Communities Canada membership brings local poverty reduction initiatives into a national movement that supports them to build...

Cities Reducing Poverty Membership Directory 2017

Vibrant Communities, Poverty Reduction, Cities Reducing Poverty, Membership, Directory

DIRECTORY | The Cities Reducing Poverty Membership Directory 2017 tells a brief story about each of our more than 50 Cities Reducing Poverty...

Creating Shared Prosperity: Cities that Lead Succeed

Publications, Vibrant Communities

Municipalities of all sizes can transcend the ills of poverty by adopting a vision of shared prosperity. They can use their policy levers and...

Convening a Multi-Sector Effort to Reduce Poverty

Tools, Vibrant Communities

This resource: "Convening a Comprehensive, Multi-Sector Effort to Reduce Poverty: A Primer," is designed for people and communities of all sizes...

Learning and Evaluation for VC Trail Builders

Collaborative Leadership, Community Development, Publications, Vibrant Communities

The following document provides an overview of the Pan-Canadian learning and evaluation process for Vibrant Communities Trail Builders. It is...

Community Engagement workshopLearn about Tamarack's upcoming learning calendar

Interested in expanding your knowledge and capacity to tackle the community issues you're facing? Tamarack hosts a number of in-person workshops as well as free online webinars and communities of practice to help you meet this challenge.

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