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Policy Note is a blog that delivers timely, progressive commentary on issues that affect British Columbians, including the economy, poverty, inequality, climate change, provincial budgets, taxes,...
Keywords: Blogs, Government Policy, public policy, British Columbia
The Interfaith Social Assistance Reform Coalition (ISARC) is a provincial network of faith groups working together for greater social justice. ISARC was born out of the hope that together a coalition...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Welfare, Ontario, Organizations
HomeComing Community Choice Coalition promotes the rights of people with mental illness to live where they choose.
Keywords: Housing, Mental Health, supportive housing, Ontario, Organizations
BC Poverty Reduction is a coalition that includes community and non-profit groups, faith groups, health organizations, First Nations and Aboriginal organizations, businesses, labour organizations,...
Keywords: Government Policy, Organizing, poverty reduction, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
Take Back the Land is an activist group out of Miami that asserts their right to the land in their communities and the use of public space for the public good- specifically, to house, feed and...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Miami, General resources, United States
City Life/Vida Urbana is a community organization in Boston that has organized against evictions and for community controlled housing. They have long struggled for community control of local...
Keywords: Boston, Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Welfare, Women, Organizations, United States
Forty-five years and still going strong, This Magazine is one of Canada’s longest-publishing alternative journals. Founded by a gang of school activists in 1966, and originally called This Magazine...
Keywords: magazine, Media, General resources, All of Canada
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
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
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
Victoria Street Newz is an alternative independent media site and street newsper out of Victoria that focuses on the root causes and effects of poverty, homelessness, and environmental degradation.
Keywords: Homelessness, Media, street newspaper, British Columbia, General resources
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
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
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
Prisonjustice.ca is a website with resources, links, articles, news in support of prisoners and prison justice activism in Canada.
Keywords: Organizing, prison, Prisoners' Rights, Campaigns and initiatives, General resources, All of Canada
Beyond Chron, the Voice of the Rest, is an alternative online daily published by the San Francisco-based Tenderloin Housing Clinic. This news website provides coverage of political and cultural...
Keywords: Media, San Francisco, General resources, United States
The Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco (COH) initiates program and policy changes that result in the creation of exits from poverty. The COH unites homeless people and service providers with...
Keywords: Homelessness, Organizing, San Francisco, social justice, Organizations, United States
Real Change is a street newspaper, an advocacy group, a Homeless Speakers Bureau, and literary program out of Seattle. They aim to build bridges among the poor, homeless and the greater community,...
Keywords: Homelessness, Media, Organizing, Panhandling, Seattle, Washington, General resources, United States
Picture the Homeless Blog is a housing, homelessness & policy blog. Picture the Homeless is a grassroots organization, founded and led by homeless people. We are organizing for social justice...
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, New York, Organizing, United States
Squatter City Blog is a blog about squatters and squatter cities around the world written by a New York-based writer who spent two years living in squatter communities in four continents.
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Housing, squatters, International