Research and education

May 19, 2011
A global network based in the U.K. - containing references to hundreds of publications, recent news and upcoming events, as well as details of organisations working worldwide for children. The site...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Legal Research, Research and education, International
PIVOT
April 14, 2011
Pivot Legal works to advance the interests and improving the lives of marginalized persons through law reform, legal education, and strategic legal action. Pivot’s mandate is to use the law to...
Keywords: Online Resource , child welfare, child welfare, criminalization, criminalization, Downtown Eastside, Downtown Eastside, Homelessness, homelessness, homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, Organizing, policing, policing, sex workers, sex workers, social change, social change, social justice, social justice, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations, Reports and documents, Research and education, Services
Justice with Dignity
April 14, 2011
Canadians were outraged in August 2001 when Kimberly Rogers died, destitute, alone and eight months pregnant, while under house arrest for welfare fraud. What many people do not know is that the...
Keywords: Online Resource , justice, Poorbashing, Welfare, welfare fraud, Women, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario, Research and education
BCPIAC
April 11, 2011
The British Columbia Public Interest Advocacy Centre is a non-profit society that advances the interests of groups that are generally unrepresented or underrepresented in issues of major public...
Keywords: Online Resource , consumer advocacy, consumer law, consumer rights, credit, debit, Debt and Consumer Law, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Disability, disability rights, Employment, factsheets, farmworkers rights, Homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, PLEI, Tenants' Rights, Utilities, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Organizations, Research and education, Services
CCR
April 8, 2011
The Canadian Council for Refugees is a non-profit umbrella organization committed to the rights and protection of refugees in Canada and around the world and to the settlement of refugees and...
Keywords: Online Resource , immigrant rights, immigrant rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Immigrants/Refugees/Newcomers, newcomers, newcomers, refugee reform, refugee reform, refugee rights, refugee rights, Campaigns and initiatives, Factsheets and FAQs, Organizations, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
BCTF Antipoverty poster
April 8, 2011
The British Columbia Teachers' Federation has created an antipoverty social justice action group to help support you in your work as teachers or social justice activists. One of their goals is to...
Keywords: Online Resource , Children and Youth, Education, Poverty Research, school, social justice, teachers, teaching, youth poverty, British Columbia, Manuals and guides, Research and education
Lasa
March 11, 2011
Lasa is a UK charity that helps organization give better welfare rights advice, use technology to deliver more effective and efficient services and influence policy on legal services. Lasa produces a...
Keywords: Online Resource , Technology, technology, Welfare, Research and education, International, Services
The Caledon Institute of Social Policy
December 9, 2010
The Caledon Institute of Social Policy does rigorous, high-quality research and analysis; seeks to inform and influence public opinion and to foster public discussion on poverty and social policy;...
Keywords: Online Resource , Government Policy, Poverty Research, social policy, All of Canada, Research and education
November 25, 2010
Decoda Literacy Solutions is BC’s literacy organization. We are committed to being a vehicle for individual and community change; a catalyst for a culture of literacy and learning for people of all...
Keywords: Online Resource , Education, Education, literacy, British Columbia, Programs and courses, Research and education
The Manitoba Research Alliance
November 25, 2010
The Manitoba Research Alliance for Transforming Inner-city and Aboriginal Communities is a five-year research project dedicated to solving the complex problems of poverty and social exclusion in...
Keywords: Online Resource , Indigenous, inner city, Poverty Research, Manitoba, Research and education
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