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Compendium of Poverty Reduction Strategies and Frameworks

Tools, Vibrant Communities

The Poverty Compendium is a resource developed by the sponsors of Vibrant Communities to assist communities that working to reduce poverty.  The resource contains 147 strategies that groups have used to try to reduce poverty, categorizes and describes the individual strategies, and describes frameworks and processes that groups use to help them move toward greater levels of comprehensiveness.

It is informed by the knowledge of communities participating in Vibrant Communities and has been guided by the insights of experts and practitioners from across North America and beyond.

Garry Loewen

By Garry Loewen

Garry Loewen is currently self-employed as a community and economic development consultant. Garry helped found and has been an active leader of Vibrant Communities since 2002.