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Articles, Paul Born, Cities Reducing Poverty, Cities Deepening Community

"In the next 25 years, Canada will accept at least 7.5 million immigrants. Visionary cities taking steps to reduce poverty and deepen community through collective impact will have both the skills and the conditions to welcome these newcomers and thrive."

In this article, Paul Born discusses the phenomenon of migration, and Canadian cities' responses to displaced people. 

Paul Born

By Paul Born

Paul Born grew up as the son of Mennonite refugees. This is what has made him deeply curious about and engaged in ideas that cause people to work together for the common good. Paul is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Tamarack Institute and the Founder and Director of Vibrant Communities. He is the author of four books, including two Canadian best sellers. Paul is a global faculty member of the Asset Based Community Development Institute (ABCD) and a senior fellow of Ashoka, the world’s largest network of social innovators.

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