Online Resources

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May 30, 2011
The International Movement ATD Fourth World (Canada) is a non-governmental organization that engages individuals and institutions in support of the efforts of the very poor to free themselves from...
Keywords: end poverty, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada, International
May 30, 2011
Collectif pour un Quebec sans pauvreté - bâtir un Québec sans pauvreté est une nouvelle campagne de mobilisation pour démontrer à l’Assemblée nationale notre volonté commune de faire du Québec une...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Organizing, Organizations, Québec
May 30, 2011
The Poverty and Human Rights Centre is an online library with a searchable database of relevant international human rights treaties, Canadian law documents, court decisions, legal briefs, and...
Keywords: Human Rights, poverty, Poverty Research, British Columbia, Organizations, Reports and documents, All of Canada, International
May 30, 2011
European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research is a UN-affiliated intergovernmental organization concerned with all aspects of social welfare policy and research. The European Centre site has...
Keywords: Government Policy, Poverty Research, social welfare policy, Organizations, International
May 30, 2011
Streams of Justice is a faith-based Vancouver blog with many articles on homelessness, poverty and other social justice issues.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, British Columbia
May 30, 2011
Act Up in Saskatchewan has news, events, forums, journals for the Saskatchewan activist community.
Keywords: activism, Media, Organizing, Organizations, Saskatchewan
May 30, 2011
Fredericton Peace Coalition Weblog is an extensive blog dealing with issues of war, poverty, violence, inequity, and injustice.
Keywords: Blogs, Organizing, New Brunswick
May 30, 2011
Intercontinental Cry is a blog with an extensive international list of blogs, media, technology and news sites with an focus on indigenous issues.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Blogs, Media, International
May 30, 2011
Indigenous Action Media is a volunteer collective of experienced Indigenous media makers & activists out of Arizona that work together on a project by project basis for media justice.
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Arizona, Media, Organizing, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Poor News Network is a multi-media access project of POOR Magazine out of California, that is dedicated to reframing the news, issues and solutions from low and no income communities, as well as...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Media, Poverty Research, Seniors and Elders, Multimedia, United States
May 30, 2011
The Calgary Workers Resource Centre is a non-profit organization that hopes to build the individual and collective capacity of Calgarians to understand and achieve employment rights and benefits....
Keywords: Alberta, Unemployment, Workers' Rights, Organizations
May 30, 2011
The New York City Hunger Blog is a blog for the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, an umbrella organization representing New York City's over 1,200 soup kitchens and food pantries and their over...
Keywords: Blogs, Foodbanks and Food, Health, New York City, United States
May 30, 2011
Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) provides a number of legal and advocacy services in the areas of disability, mental, human rights and poverty.
Keywords: CLAS, Legal Aid, Legal Research, British Columbia, Organizations, Services
May 30, 2011
Institute for Research on Poverty is a centre for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States. It is based at the University of...
Keywords: Poverty Research, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD) is working with Woodlands School survivors for their struggle for justice and compensation. Woodlands School was a provincial residential...
Keywords: Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Disability, Mental Health, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
May 30, 2011
The Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation's Online Resource (OLR) is a one-stop source for all BCEA policy, procedures and program information for eligibility for ministry employment...
Keywords: British Columbia, Government information, Reports and documents
May 30, 2011
Canadian Housing Equality Resources is a national website developed by the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) to provide community advocates with tools to help them effectively...
Keywords: Housing, Tenants' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and the Justice System website provides a resource for justice system professionals and others working to understand Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD...
Keywords: Disability, fetal alcohol, Legal Research, Mental Health, Ontario, Organizations
May 30, 2011
Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS) is a non-profit, community-based organization that has been providing services for immigrant women and their young children in Vancouver since 1975.
Keywords: ESL, newcomers, British Columbia, Organizations, Programs and courses, Services
May 30, 2011
Women Against Violence Against Women is a non-profit organization that provides sexual assault services to women in Vancouver. They operate within a feminist and anti-oppressive framework and are...
Keywords: rape crisis centre, Violence, Women, British Columbia, Organizations, Services