We are in a time of disruptive change. In communities, citizens are making their voices heard through formal and informal networks and movements. Many of these movements are having a powerful impact on issues of equity, justice, and inclusion. How can deep, durable, and sustainable change in our communities be the result of citizen movements?
Join BC Healthy Communities and the Canadian Evaluation Society – BC Chapter on April 16 from 12:00–1pm PDT for our webinar, Diverse Voices: Community-based approaches to making evaluation attainable & equitable. We’ll explore the application of feasible, equitable evaluation principles in B.C. community settings, and the significance of reciprocity when engaging in community partnerships to collaboratively learn together.
This two-day intensive workshop will introduce you to key principles and strategies for the planning and designing of healthy communities. The course is intended to educate and inspire, to develop an understanding of the public health implications of policy and design decisions, and to apply a health lens to a broad spectrum of policy and design issues and initiatives.
Prior to COVID-19, Canada experienced the most dramatic drop in poverty in recorded history. Between 2015 and 2018, our national poverty rate dropped from 14.5% to 11.0% and one million Canadians were lifted out of poverty.
Join Tamarack’s Cities Reducing Poverty Network virtually to explore proven and impactful pathways to ending poverty.
Join CityStudio Vancouver for a collaboration with City staff, students, faculty, community members and elected officials at HUBBUB 16, a celebration of co-created projects that support the various City of Vancouver planning areas. This live and interactive project showcase will include guest speakers, student project pitches, and Q&A sessions.
Join the City of Vancouver for a virtual youth workshop on the Broadway Plan Emerging Directions. This is your opportunity to shape the future of Vancouver’s second downtown! This virtual workshop will provide a dedicated space for young people between the ages of 18 and 30 to share their thoughts on the latest Broadway Plan “Emerging Directions,” including housing, transportation, Broadway as a “Great Street,” jobs and economy, and more.
Join ReTooling for Climate Change as they host a webinar on the highly relevant issue of "Mental Health & Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications and Practices" on March 12, 2021 (11 am -12:30 PM PST). Hear from three exciting panelists from The University of British Columbia, Project InsideOut, & North Shore Emergency Management for this event.
To register: https://lnkd.in/gynqGZA
Join the Union of BC Municipalities for a webinar for local governments to support their work in addressing child care needs in B.C. communities. The webinar will be based on the guide, "Stepping Stones: Child Care Planning Guides for BC’s Local Governments," and is eligible for 1.5 organized and structured CPL units for PIBC members.
BC Alliance for Healthy Living (BCAHL) will be hosting a webinar introducing the EverybodyMoves Resource Hub to physical activity leaders. The Hub is a one-stop shop for sport, recreation and community leaders who want to ensure physical activity is as inclusive and accessible as possible. In the webinar, BCAHL will share:
Join a discussion featuring Lisa Richmond from Cardus, Sonia Hsiung from Alliance for Healthier Communities and Dr. Trevor Hancock in a discussion about the state of loneliness and social isolation in Canada.
Date: February 17, 2021 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET
Registration link here: https://events.tamarackcommunity.ca/social-prescribing
In this webinar, hear from artists Hiba Abdallah and Christopher Pandolfi about how the arts an be integrated into community engagement.
Wednesday, February 10, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
For communities across Canada, 2020 was an especially trying year. However, the difficulties we are all facing continue to impact community members to varying degrees. Though inequities existed in our communities prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, current challenges have amplified these differences. Given all we have learned through our past and present experiences, how can we put equity into action to create greater well-being for all community members?
Join session 4 of the Community of Practice for Complex Systems Approaches in Public Health. Optionally, bring a story of seeing and understanding a system and learn about ways to make sense of complex systems in public health.
Housing has a large and long-term impact on people's health, and each year local governments make important decisions that can promote and protect healthy housing. In this webinar, participants will learn from both experts and each other about how local governments can use policies and programs to meet the unique needs of northern B.C. communities.