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City of Vancouver embeds equity and anti-racism into its poverty-reduction plan

Posted by City of Vancouver on August 30, 2022

The City of Vancouver is defined by its natural surroundings, strong economy and diverse population. They envision a city where those who are marginalized most are neither excluded from care, nor an opportunity for flourishing. Rather, they are systemically prioritized for it.

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Engaging youth as leaders in poverty reduction

Posted by Natasha Pei on August 27, 2022

In 2022, the Communities Ending Poverty network raised the following question: How can we engage youth as leaders in poverty reduction efforts?

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Centering Anti-Racist and Equity Frameworks in Anti-Poverty Work

Posted by Tamarack Institute on July 25, 2022

In response to learning requests from several Communities Ending Poverty (CEP) members, Vibrant Communities hosted two conversations that explored how CEP members were developing, implementing, and centering anti-racist and equity frameworks in their anti-poverty work.

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Saskatoon adopts a bold anti-racist and equity-building approach to ending poverty

Posted by Alison Homer on July 25, 2022

The Saskatoon Poverty Reduction Partnership (SPRP) recognizes poverty as a complex interconnected issue.

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Equity & Inclusion: Stepping Into the Role of the Learner

Posted by Pamela Teitelbaum on September 3, 2020

As an outcome of the global pandemic declared in March 2020, we are bearing witness to seam-tearing changes to our socio-economic, health and political systems. With seam-tearing however, comes the opportunity to re-design, re-create and re-focus how we want these systems to function, and how we as changemakers can participate in this process.

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Challenging Systemic Barriers – The Equity Lens

Posted by Elle Richards on August 24, 2020

Are you biased? Do you put people in boxes? Or are you culturally competent? Want to be the master of being inclusive? These are just a handful of topics one community is challenging its residents to explore.

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