Campaigns and initiatives

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
PIVOT
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
Justice with Dignity
April 14, 2011
Canadians were outraged in August 2001 when Kimberly Rogers died, destitute, alone and eight months pregnant, while under house arrest for welfare fraud. What many people do not know is that the...
Keywords: Online Resource , justice, Poorbashing, Welfare, welfare fraud, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario, Research and education
Alternatives North
April 8, 2011
Alternatives North is a social justice coalition operating in the Northwest Territories. Within our ranks are representatives of churches, labour unions, environmental organizations, women and family...
Keywords: Online Resource , activist, north, Organizing, social justice, Campaigns and initiatives, Northwest Territories
CCR
April 8, 2011
The Canadian Council for Refugees is a non-profit umbrella organization committed to the rights and protection of refugees in Canada and around the world and to the settlement of refugees and...
Keywords: Online Resource , immigrant rights, immigrant rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Immigrants/Refugees/Newcomers, newcomers, newcomers, refugee reform, refugee reform, refugee rights, refugee rights, Campaigns and initiatives, Factsheets and FAQs, Organizations, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
First Call
April 6, 2011
First Call: BC Child & Youth Advocacy Coalition is a cross-sectoral, non-partisan coalition. Their mission is to mobilize British Columbians to work together to ensure children and youth have the...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, children rights, youth advocacy, youth rights, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
makiliqta
March 30, 2011
The Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction brings together those who fight to reduce poverty in our territory. The Nunavut Roundtable for Poverty Reduction was created in the summer of 2010 as a...
Keywords: Online Resource , Indigenous, Inuit, Organizing, poverty reduction, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, Nunavut, Reports and documents
December 9, 2010
The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (www.aidslaw.ca) promotes the human rights of people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, in Canada and internationally, through research, legal and policy...
Keywords: Online Resource , Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
Public Interest Alberta
December 2, 2010
Public Interest Alberta is a non-profit, non-partisan, province-wide organization focused on education and advocacy on public interest issues. PIA exists to foster an understanding of the importance...
Keywords: Online Resource , Alberta, Government Policy, Poverty Research, public interest, public policy, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
Canada Without Poverty
November 23, 2010
A non-profit, non-partisan charitable organization representing the interests of low-income people in Canada. Help us work towards the eradication of poverty.
Keywords: Online Resource , Organizing, poverty reduction, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
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