Tools & Resources
Browse the PlanH resource library of publications by category below.
For more PlanH resources visit the following sections:
- Visit our Rural Portal for resources tailored to small, rural or remote communities.
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- Watch interviews with local leaders and short videos here.
Describes themes from literature reviews and interviews with practitioners, and observations and challenges for each of the themes.
– Australia Research Alliance for Children & Youth
Succinct fact sheet based on a review of recent evidence in Canada.
– Canadian Institute of Planners
Rishi Manchanda has worked as a doctor in South Central Los Angeles for a decade, where he’s come to realize: His job isn’t just about treating a patient’s symptoms, but about getting to the root cause of what is making them ill—the “upstream" factors that can influence personal health such as accessible food and air quality.
This is a short primer on social enterprise with illustrated examples from across BC. Social enterprise is introduced as a tool to address community challenges in employment, culture, environment, healthcare and poverty.
- Enterprising Non-Profits BC
First in a series of BC Food Security Gateway stories addressing the widespread food insecurity and poverty plaguing BC
Outlines links between health and housing in the US.
– Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Provides information on anti-racism policies, outreach, hiring and supporting multicultural staff, and successful multicultural community development.
– Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS) and Community Partnerships and Development Services (CPDS)
This toolkit is a user-friendly resource that was designed to support staff and community partners in building youth engagement practices and finding ways to make young people genuine partners in their work.
– BC Ministry of Children and Family Development and University of Victoria
New Westminster, a community of 70,000 in Metro Vancouver, is a leader in social justice and equity. In 2011, they became the first city in Canada to adopt a living wage policy. In 2016, they formally adopted a Community Poverty Reduction Strategy, and over the next few years, as part of their Envision 2032 process, they will work towards creating a social equity policy.