May 19, 2011
LIFT is based in Toronto. Programs include: community economic development, community education, and social policy development.
Keywords: Online Resource , Family, low-income families, Organizing, Toronto, Ontario, Organizations
May 19, 2011
The Council is a coalition of Canadian voluntary sector organizations working globally to achieve sustainable human development. CCIC seeks to end global poverty, and to promote social justice and...
Keywords: Online Resource , Bilingual, end poverty, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada, International
May 19, 2011
This Ontario based partnership of activists from universities and unions, faith communities and social movements is premised on a commitment to the democratic values of equality, justice and respect...
Keywords: Online Resource , Organizing, Poverty Research, social justice, All of Canada, Research and education
May 19, 2011
Founded in 1998, Women Thrive (Formerly Womens Edge Coalition) develops, shapes, and advocates for policies that foster economic opportunity for women living in poverty.
Keywords: Online Resource , Human Rights, human rights, Organizing, poverty, Women, women, Organizations, United States
May 19, 2011
FSNA is a not-for-profit association dedicated to protecting the rights and enhancing the benefits of federal retirees. Their website also contains valuable information relevant to all seniors,...
Keywords: Online Resource , Bilingual, federal government, Organizing, pension, Pensions, retirees, Seniors and Elders, Seniors and Elders, Organizations, All of Canada
May 18, 2011
The Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN) is a labour and women's rights organization that supports the efforts of workers in global supply chains to win improved wages and working conditions, and...
Keywords: Online Resource , labour, Multilingual, Organizing, sweatshops, Women, workers rights, Workers' Rights, Campaigns and initiatives, International
Dignity for all
April 18, 2011
Dignity for All is a multi-year, multi-partner, non-partisan campaign. This campaign’s vision is to make a poverty-free and more socially secure and cohesive Canada a reality by 2020. The conviction...
Keywords: Online Resource , fighting poverty, Government Policy, Organizing, poverty free, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
April 18, 2011
How do the political parties currently vying for our votes specifically plan to address poverty in Canada? Citizens for Public Justice, along with the Dignity for All campaign, have put together a...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Organizing, All of Canada
April 14, 2011
Pivot Legal works to advance the interests and improving the lives of marginalized persons through law reform, legal education, and strategic legal action. Pivot’s mandate is to use the law to...
Keywords: Online Resource , child welfare, child welfare, criminalization, criminalization, Downtown Eastside, Downtown Eastside, Homelessness, homelessness, homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, Organizing, policing, policing, sex workers, sex workers, social change, social change, social justice, social justice, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations, Reports and documents, Research and education, Services
April 12, 2011
A article in talks about the amazing work of the Power of Women (POW) group in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. POW is "a group of women who live in a neighbourhood where residents face a...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, Organizing, Women, British Columbia
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