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Imagine.....Our Aspiration: Imagine…100 cities reducing poverty                            TOGETHER
What is Cities Reducing PovertyVibrant Communities Canada – Cities Reducing Poverty is aconnected learning community of 10...
One Hundred Cities. One Goal. Reduce Poverty.
Why a Learning Community?A sense of shared problem solving and evaluation in these complex times isrequired to move the ne...
Value of Joining Cities Reducing Poverty• Membership in a professional network of cities/regions doing similar  poverty re...
Members of Cities Reducing Poverty Agree to:Actively participate in the Learning CommunitySign on to a Cities Reducing Pov...
Cities Reducing Poverty Learning Opportunities      Tele-Learnings and Webinars      with key thought leaders and on curre...
Cities Reducing Poverty Learning Community Lives On-Line
Learning Community Generates Knowledge
Sharing Resources and Tools to make your work easier!
Connecting poverty reduction work across Canada!
Cities , Regions and Provinces are joining already!
Be the next member of Cities Reducing Poverty   How To Join:   Send an email to donnajean@tamarackcommunity.ca   Set a pro...
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A presentation about Vibrant Communities Canada-Cities Reducing Poverty Learning Community. Includes how to join, the value of joining and what cities agree to upon joining. Canadian Cities and Regions addressing poverty reduction through multi-sector roundtables are encouraged to join.

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  1. 1. Imagine.....Our Aspiration: Imagine…100 cities reducing poverty TOGETHER
  2. 2. What is Cities Reducing PovertyVibrant Communities Canada – Cities Reducing Poverty is aconnected learning community of 100 Canadian cities/regions andprovinces with cross-sector roundtables addressing povertyreduction.The goal is aligned poverty reduction strategies in cities, provincesand the federal government resulting in reduced poverty for1 million Canadians.
  3. 3. One Hundred Cities. One Goal. Reduce Poverty.
  4. 4. Why a Learning Community?A sense of shared problem solving and evaluation in these complex times isrequired to move the needle on poverty reduction and create vibrantcommunities so that in Canada 1 million people will experience less poverty.A Learning Community connects staff, volunteers, interested communitymembers, and more together through learning in on-line and face-to-faceenvironments. The action of both learning and connection translates morequickly to effective action than learning on ones own. Resources andinformation are shared with the intention of meeting goals and alignedstrategies more quickly.
  5. 5. Value of Joining Cities Reducing Poverty• Membership in a professional network of cities/regions doing similar poverty reduction work• On-going learning opportunities and a National Summit on poverty• Communities of Practice to deepen learning (living wage, evaluation, etc)• Researched E-Magazine focusing on Cities Reducing Poverty;• Reduced enrollment fees for Tamarack’s face to face learning events• On-line learning community containing tools and resources, national views and profiles of poverty reduction efforts• Access to the Vibrant Communities brand and strength of movement• Being part of a cutting edge collaborative effort that will see a reduction in poverty in Canada!
  6. 6. Members of Cities Reducing Poverty Agree to:Actively participate in the Learning CommunitySign on to a Cities Reducing Poverty CharterAgree to a common evaluation frameworkDevelopment of a business plan and policy frameworkAdvocate for aligned municipal, provincial and federal poverty reduction strategies.Work towards shifting attitudes about poverty through a national Cities ReducingPoverty summit in 2012Annually provide $1,000 toward the operation of the learning community
  7. 7. Cities Reducing Poverty Learning Opportunities Tele-Learnings and Webinars with key thought leaders and on current topics.Communities of Practicefor Conveners, Living Wage and Evaluation and more! Face to Face Events such as National Cities Reducing Poverty Summit and Communities Collaborating Institute, Evaluating Community Impact and several one-day workshops
  8. 8. Cities Reducing Poverty Learning Community Lives On-Line
  9. 9. Learning Community Generates Knowledge
  10. 10. Sharing Resources and Tools to make your work easier!
  11. 11. Connecting poverty reduction work across Canada!
  12. 12. Cities , Regions and Provinces are joining already!
  13. 13. Be the next member of Cities Reducing Poverty How To Join: Send an email to donnajean@tamarackcommunity.ca Set a profile for yourself and your collaborative on www.vibrantcanada.ca
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