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CASE STUDY | Social Innovation and Community Economic Development in Vancouver

Case Studies, Poverty Reduction Strategy, Cities Reducing Poverty

Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside Community Economic Development Strategy proactively and innovatively leverages the neighbourhood’s talents, ambition, and assets. It supports residents to access a continuum of employment and income generation opportunities, improves the health of the local economy, and creates a safe and inclusive community for all.

Alison Homer

By Alison Homer

Alison works with Tamarack’s Cities Reducing Poverty as Manager of Learning and Western Cities. She has been involved with Vibrant Communities since 2012 through her previous role as Director of Vibrant Abbotsford.

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