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SFU’s Community Capacity Building Certificate supports learners as they engage community by sharing lived experiences and adopting new tools for building projects and movements. Now, as the spring cohorts have come to a close, several of these learners will share what they’ve been working on. Join them as they reflect on their growth throughout the program as emerging leaders working towards equity in their communities.
Less visible, longer-term toll of climate change can settle in on the mental and physical well-being of those who have suffered great loss. This talk will quantify these often less considered impacts that follow in the aftermath of large scale flooding, with results that are equally applicable to forest fire-related loss. The discussion will end by highlighting practical and cost-effective actions that can be taken now.
In part 2 of the Living Health Equity Values conversation, participants will reflect on core values that support a health equity approach in public health organizations and on value tensions that can arise in public health practice and policy.
Social isolation is not a personal choice or individual problem, but one that is rooted in community design, social norms, and long-standing system injustices. Join for a discussion on the systemic drivers of social isolation and community-level recommendations for action.
As part of our PlanH program, BC Healthy Communities is excited to present a new Local Government Leaders Speaker Series, Creating Healthy Public Policy. Part I of the series, Living Wage Policies, will explore the City of Victoria’s experience in adopting a Living Wage policy in 2020.
Attend this year’s annual conference, "Harnessing Momentum, Steering Through Change," for a virtual learning and networking experience. Join your colleagues from around the province for interactive educational sessions, stimulating live keynotes, and new ways of networking together virtually.
Join Canadian-based expert panelists from the April 2021 revision of the GDEIB (a free tool for managing and measuring DEI in organizations) as they present on the newly released benchmarks and explain how this tool can be used to help employees, leaders, and organizations engage in diversity, equity, and inclusion best practices.
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.
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.
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.