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CASE STUDY | Social Innovation and Community Economic Development in Vancouver

Case Studies, Cities Reducing Poverty, Poverty Reduction Strategy

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

As Team Lead and Manager of Cities with Tamarack's Vibrant Communities, Alison provides leadership and drives excellence within Cities Reducing poverty (CRP), a national movement that supports more than 80 members and 300 communities to end poverty across Canada and the USA.

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