Online Resources

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June 1, 2011
Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre is a centre in Belfast, Ireland that was set up to promote the interests and the benefits of the unemployed and other social and economically disadvantaged groups....
Keywords: Unemployment, Workers' Rights, Organizations, International
June 1, 2011
Penny Goldsmith, PovNet’s Executive Coordinator, has been awarded the Carold Institute’s Allan Thomas Fellowship to Promote Civil Society and Voluntary Action to document the history of PovNet as a...
Keywords: Blogs, social change, British Columbia, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Burnaby Task Force on Homelessness is comprised of people from a variety of government bodies, social service agencies, faith communities and policing departments as well as concerned private...
Keywords: Burnaby, Government Policy, Homelessness, British Columbia, Organizations
June 1, 2011
The website of Homelessness Action Week, organized in Metro Vancouver by the Regional Steering Community on Homelessness. The website has news, resources, and information on homelessness and how to...
Keywords: Homelessness, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Yukon
June 1, 2011
This is an artists photoblog of homelessness in Toronto.
Keywords: Art and Culture, Blogs, Homelessness, Ontario
June 1, 2011
The Prince Edward Island Advisory Council on the Status of Women is an arms-length from government advisory agency. The nine members of Council are appointed by government to work for equality and to...
Keywords: Blogs, gender equality, Women, Prince Edward Island
June 1, 2011
The Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC) is a non-partisan, charitable organization operating in BC since 1966. SPARC BC focuses on social justice issues and works together with...
Keywords: Disability, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Poverty Research, Welfare, British Columbia, Organizations
June 1, 2011
The 519 is the hub of community life in Toronto's diverse Church and Wellesley Village. For over 35 years, The 519 has been working with our neighbours and our lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer (...
Keywords: LGBTQ, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Meal Exchange empowers youth to take an active role in improving their local food system. A national registered charity since 1996, we provide youth volunteers with the knowledge, resources, and...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Foodbanks and Food, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Ontario Association of Food Banks (OAFB) website represents over 100 communities across Ontario in a network of food banks. Through the site, you will be able to find out more about the organization...
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
BC LawMatters is a blog for public librarians in BC who are participating in the LawMatters project, which will provide all British Columbian residents with local access to basic legal information at...
Keywords: Blogs, Legal Research, librarians, British Columbia
June 1, 2011
Poor No More is a new documentary that will take Canadians on a journey to see first-hand what is being done here and in other countries to reduce and eliminate poverty. The film and the website are...
Keywords: Art and Culture, Media, poverty, General resources, Multimedia, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
Your Legal Rights has two links to resources published by the Ontario Council of Associations Serving Immigrants (OCASI) about family sponsorship and what to do if the sponsorship breaks down: If...
Keywords: family sponsorship, Manuals and guides, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
The Mission of OCASI is to achieve equality, access and full participation for immigrants and refugees in every aspect of Canadian life. As a council of autonomous community-based agencies which...
Keywords: Immigrants and Refugees, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Legal Services Society (LSS) is the organization that provides legal aid in BC. Check out their website if you are looking for a lawyer, a legal aid office, legal advice and legal information.
Keywords: Legal Aid, Legal Research, British Columbia, General resources, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Homeless People & Homelessness is an international website about homelessness with a homeless newsfeed that links to stories from 4,500+ news sources.
Keywords: Homelessness, Directories, General resources, International
June 1, 2011
The Carnegie Community Action Project website has a blog with news and information on housing, homelessness, and actions in the Downtown Eastside.
Keywords: Downtown Eastside, Homelessness, Housing, Organizing, British Columbia, Organizations
June 1, 2011
The Alliance to End Homelessness is a coalition of community stakeholders in Ottawa committed to working collaboratively to end homelessness by gaining and promoting a better understanding of...
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Ontario
June 1, 2011
Peel Poverty Action Group is composed of service providers, advocates and individuals working towards the elimination of poverty in the Region of Peel.
Keywords: Blogs, Organizing, Ontario
June 1, 2011
The People’s Potato is a vegan soup kitchen run out of Concordia University. The project was initiated in 1999 in order to address student poverty.
Keywords: Foodbanks and Food, soup kitchen, Organizations, Québec