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CASE STUDY | Toronto's Lived Experience Advisory Group: Advising On A Municipal Strategy

Case Studies, Cities Reducing Poverty, Poverty Reduction Strategy

The Lived Experience Advisory Group (LEAG) advises the implementation and evaluation of Toronto’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, TO Prosperity. The LEAG successfully balances the voices of lived/living experience with staff accountability, while providing an avenue for individuals with lived/living experience to participate in city processes. The group’s success stems from a strong commitment to an equitable and inclusive process by all parties.

Vibrant Communities Canada

By Vibrant Communities Canada

Vibrant Communities Canada supports cities and local leaders to develop and implement large-scale change initiatives through three learning networks: Ending Poverty, Deepening Community, Building Youth Futures and Climate Transitions. Our belief is that when we are effective in strengthening community capacity to engage citizens, lead collaboratively, deepen community and reduce poverty, our work contributes to the building of peace and more equitable society.

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