Inspired Learning: An Evaluation of Vibrant Communities’ National Supports evaluates the design of the learning and networking features provided with national supports to local Vibrant Communities initiatives (also referred to as a hub or backbone organization).
Since 2005, The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation has supported the NTS and its Cultural and Artistic Leadership Program (CALP), assisting over 130 students to carry out productions that cover a range of economic, social and cultural topics.
A follow-up to the December 2010 report from the Task Force, Mobilizing Private Capital for Public Good, this progress report highlights some of the developments relevant to the recommendations of the Task Force since the 2010 report release.
Mid-way into its initial mandate, the ALLIES network hired the Caledon Institute of Social Policy to conduct a review of its accomplishments and challenges. Network conveners, Steering Committee members and employer representatives were invited to talk about where they see ALLIES today and where they hope it will go. This report provides a snapshot of their efforts and reflections, gathered in the spring of 2011.
Sometimes governments do the right thing. This commentary highlights several measures recently introduced by selected provinces to help recognize the additional health- and disability-related costs that informal caregivers may incur. Unlike the current federal tax provisions, the provincial measures are designed to provide modest financial assistance to lower-income households. In English only.
Executive Summary of Youth: A Call to Action—Backgrounder, Recommendations, and Selective Best Practices
Executive Summary of a youth needs research study providing direction in the development and implementation of a Comprehensive Youth Strategy for the City of Thunder Bay.
June 26, 2011
This story describes CCC’s effort to find a structure and mindset that allowed it to develop a more targeted approach to advocacy. Second, it presents details from the coalition’s work to build a caregiving policy agenda. Third, it reviews the impact of sharing or ‘scaling out’ its knowledge and lessons about organizational change and advocacy to the Ontario Caregiver Coalition.
June 24, 2011
A compilation of practices and reflections on creating intergenerational spaces for social change.
June 23, 2011
A collection of Girls Action’s reflections, learnings and successful practices built up over ten years of developing and delivering leadership and mentorship programs for young women.
June 22, 2011
On the MoreSports YELL approach, its model, and its lessons learned. MoreSports Yell, based in Vancouver, has created community-based environments of support around making sport accessible to all.