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PCAP is a direct action anti-poverty group made up of poor people and their allies. We believe in the power of people to organize themselves. PCAP mounts social justice campaigns against regressive...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Organizing, Ontario, Organizations
The Media Co-op is a network of member-supported, local, democratic news organizations across Canada. The Halifax Media Co-op publishes news from Nova Scotia's grassroots.
Keywords: independent media, Media, news, Nova Scotia, Multimedia
KAIROS is a faith-based non-denominational social justice organization. KAIROS believes that poverty in Canada is neither inevitable nor acceptable.
Keywords: faith-based, Organizing, social justice, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
Cooper Institute is a development education centre which does popular education and research. Cooper Institute works with groups that are organized for social change, such as primary producers,...
Keywords: community development, Education, Foodbanks and Food, Indigenous, livable income, Poverty Research, social change, Women, Prince Edward Island, Research and education
LEAF - the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund - is a national charitable organization that works toward ensuring the law guarantees substantive equality for all women in Canada.
Keywords: Legal Research, Women, women's equality, women's legal education, women's rights, Organizations, All of Canada
HealthyHousing.ca, a National HIV/Housing Portal, is a space for people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs), service providers and researchers to learn more about issues related to HIV/AIDS and housing.
Keywords: Health, HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS, Housing, housing and health research, housing directory, Directories, Gateways, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Services
Reach is a lawyer referral organization that helps people with all disabilities including people who are deaf, hard of hearing, people with physical disabilities, mental health issues, developmental...
Keywords: AIDS, chronic pain, deaf, Disability, Housing, Immigrants and Refugees, legal help, Legal Research, pro bono, Ontario, Organizations, Services
The social justice initiatives of the BC Teachers' Federation focus on poverty, child and youth issues, race relations, gender equity, homophobia and heterosexism, bullying, environmental issues,...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Education, Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, LGBTQ, Poverty Research, social justice, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Factsheets and FAQs
The Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario (ACLCO) is the representative body of Ontario's community legal aid clinics. The Association's objectives are to: Improve the legal welfare of...
Keywords: community legal clinics, Legal Aid, legal clinics, Legal Research, Organizing, Ontario, Organizations
This web site is created by the Ontario Project for Inter-Clinic Community Organizing (OPICCO). It offers information and resources to help legal clinics, community agencies, activists and low-income...
Keywords: community development, law reform, legal information, Legal Research, Organizing, social justice, Campaigns and initiatives, Manuals and guides, Ontario, Organizations
Canadian Social Research Links has put together information for each Canadian province and territory that has implemented or is considering implementing a strategy against poverty. An incredible...
Keywords: anti-poverty strategies, Government Policy, poverty reduction campaigns, Poverty Research, Campaigns and initiatives, Government information, Reports and documents, All of Canada
The Media Co-op is a coast-to-coast network of local Media Cooperatives dedicated to providing grassroots, democratic coverage. Keep up to date on what is happening on the streets of Vancouver with...
Keywords: independent media, Media, British Columbia, Multimedia
PEI Disability Alert Blog and some other PEI blogs are now publishing under the Not Just News site. The NJN Network publishes blogs and news about disability, advocacy and PEI.
Keywords: Blogs, Disability, disability news, Prince Edward Island
Toronto Youth Street Stories (TYSS) grew out of the Youth Pathways Project (YPP) conducted by researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the University of Toronto. A team of...
Keywords: art, Art and Culture, Children and Youth, Homelessness, stories, street-involved youth, Ontario, Multimedia, Reports and documents
The Poor News Network out of the US has a YouTube channel with videos about poor workers, indigenous people and more.
Keywords: Art and Culture, poor, Multimedia, United States
This is a report on 23 community mapping sessions that the Carnegie Community Action Project (CCAP) held with about 200 low-income residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) neighbourhood (See...
Keywords: Carnegie Community Centre, community mapping, Downtown Eastside, British Columbia, Multimedia, Reports and documents
By official estimates, three hundred people live and sleep on the streets of Nanaimo, British Columbia. On any given day, a percentage of these people are barred from a 40-block area of the city core...
Keywords: Art and Culture, homelessnes, Homelessness, Nanaimo, poetry, Books, British Columbia
The Anniversary Project explores the lives of 20 different Canadian children living below the poverty line. The Anniversary Project launched on the 20 year anniversary of the Canadian government’s...
Keywords: Art and Culture, child poverty, Children and Youth, narrative, photography, stories, All of Canada
The ESPC is an independent, non-profit social research organization. Their work is primarily focused on increasing public awareness and promoting positive policy change on issues related to low-...
Keywords: Alberta, equitable social policy, Poverty Research, social planning, social research, Organizations
'We Can End All Violence against Women' ('We Can' for short) is an international campaign that seeks to end gender-based violence. They are building a broad social movement that challenges and...
Keywords: Violence, violence against women, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives