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Ending Poverty (1)

ending poverty

A network and movement dedicated to ending poverty in Canada, made up of more than 400 municipalities and represented by 90 regional roundtables. 

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Online Course

Ending Poverty Pathways

Join Communities Ending Poverty Director, Natasha Pei, in this five-module course. Topics include Ending Working Poverty, Governments and Communities Ending Poverty, and Big Ideas for Ending Poverty.
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Poverty and Belonging

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community belonging: a way to end poverty in canada

How can community belonging help to reduce poverty in Canada? In this article, Tamarack’s Heather Keam explores how belonging is a social pathway to ending poverty in Canada. She digs into micro, meso, and macro belonging, social capital, belonging’s economic impact, and more.

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Communities Ending Poverty members bring government, business, non-profit, and lived/living experience champions together. With Tamarack, they raise community awareness, develop innovations, and shift policies and systems toward levelling inequities and ending poverty. 

 

 

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Engaging Living Lived Experience

Engaging People with Lived/Living Experience

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10 Ways Local Government Can Propel Positive Social Change

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Ending Working Poverty in Canada: How To Get It Done

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communities ending poverty membership

Members access a professional peer learning network of more than 90 local anti-poverty initiatives led by experienced changemakers. By joining, your collaborative will access discounts to Tamarack learning opportunities, coaching and capacity building, private interactive webinars, Communities of Practice, a monthly member newsletter, and more.

BENEFITS OF BECOMING A MEMBER

Benefits to becoming a CEP member include: 

  • Learning and networking! Opportunities for peer learning and networking with changemakers across Canada and beyond, including regional collaborations 
  • Skill building and resources! Coaching and capacity building for topics including collaborative leadership, collective impact, facilitation, and sustainability 
  • Coaching and groups! Access to coaching series and cohorts. Our 2024 cohorts include Ending Working Poverty and Western Canada Leads 
  • Advocacy opportunities! Opportunities to contribute to consultations and advocacy efforts that influence policy and systems change 
  • Virtual events! Access to private, interactive webinars and Communities of Practice including BC Poverty Reduction, Anti-Racism, and Mid-Ontario Rural 
  • Shared, all-access membership! Access to benefits across Tamarack’s practice areas: Communities Building Belonging, Communities Building Youth Futures, and Community Climate Transitions 
  • Discounted prices! Discounts to Tamarack events, workshops and online courses including 2024 EngageFest!: The Power of People and Place 

 

To learn more about Communities Ending Poverty membership and our tiered fee structure, contact Maureen

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We are committed to: 

Reducing and sustaining Canada’s poverty rate at less than 5%

Targeting working poverty, deep poverty, and Indigenous poverty

Engaging people with lived/living experience

Leveraging existing community assets

Embedding collective impact principles to drive long-term change

Learning and re-evaluating continuously

Embedding equity, anti-racism, diversity, and inclusion in all work


ARTICLE | Building Authentic Connections for a More Equitable Future
ARTICLE | The Four Actions to Create an Asset-Based World
ARTICLE | Community as the Superhero
ARTICLE | Community as the Superhero
Research Shows Link Between Poverty and Criminalization
ARTICLE | Research Shows Link Between Poverty and Criminalization
Collaborative Leadership and Governance Article Series
ARTICLE | Collaboration: A Spectrum of Approaches
ARTICLE | Collaboration: A Spectrum of Approaches
Our Rebrand and Website Launch
Belonging Starts by Making Room at the Table
Belonging Starts by Making Room at the Table
Navigating equity audits: A guide for organizations searching for meaningful and sustainable change
Navigating equity audits: A guide for organizations searching for meaningful and sustainable change
Announcing the 13 champions building belonging through the Circle of Actions
Announcing the 13 champions building belonging through the Circle of Actions
ARTICLE | Belonging, Community and Climate Action
ARTICLE | Belonging, Community and Climate Action
Empowering youth through free transit
Empowering youth through free transit
 Interconnected Practices for Community and Systems Impact
ARTICLE | Interconnected Practices for Community and Systems Impact
ARTICLE | Harnessing the power of networking: The case of the National Table of Community Development Corporations
ARTICLE | Community Belonging: A Way to End Poverty in Canada
ARTICLE | Community Belonging: A Way to End Poverty in Canada
Shannons Story Blog (1)
from Stable to unstable: Shannon’s Story of deepening poverty
From Apathy to Action How Deep Canvassing Ignites Climate Engagement
from apathy to action: how deep canvassing ignites Climate Engagement
The Impact of the Words We Use
The Impact of the Words We Use
Tamarack Featured in “Turning Wheels” – A Guidebook for Community-Led Change
Tamarack Featured in “Turning Wheels” – A Guidebook for Community-Led Change
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Freedom Is a Must: Moving Beyond Black History Month

meet the team

Natasha Pei
Natasha Pei

Associate Director


Contact

liz@tamarackcommunity.ca
226-929-2963


Areas of Focus

Ending Poverty

Collective Impact

Collaborative Innovation

Community Innovation

Evaluation Impact

Maureen Owens
Maureen Owens

Manager of Communities

JILL ZACHARIAS
Jill Zacharias

BC Manager of Growth & Impact

Orpah-Cundangan
Orpah Cundangan

Learning Lead

get in touch

We’re happy to answer questions, discuss community issues and direct you to trusted resources. Get in touch with a specific team member or submit a general inquiry.

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