Inclusive Communities

Developed by the American Planning Association, this guide explores the notion of "equity in all policies" and how to apply this principle in planning, while acknowledging and reflecting on planning's past and present role in creating and perpetuating discriminatory practices within communities.

The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation works to improve understanding of issues and opportunities that are of common interest to rural residents across Canada. Their members include rural leaders, rural organizations, development practitioners, government policy makers, researchers, students, and other stakeholders both in Canada and internationally.

Mar 15 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Children from communities of color and low-income neighborhoods face physical as well as social and structural barriers to quality nature spaces and experiences. This inequity is reflected in disparate health, mental health and developmental outcomes. Conversely, nature access can create more racially, socially and economically equitable communities.

Oct 17 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Race matters for health equity. This is the first of a two-part series on the impact of racism on health. The aim of the discussion will be to explore approaches to addressing racism, and how to improve the health of Indigenous and racialized peoples.
In this webinar, speakers will cover the following topics:

• Introducing racism as a determinant of health and well-being

• Describing core concepts related to systemic racism

• Highlighting the impact of racism on health

Find out what people across the province of British Columbia think about the place they call home.

Vancouver Foundation’s 2016 Vital Signs is their first provincial report, produced in partnership with Community Foundations across British Columbia. The Foundation was curious to learn about any regional differences in citizen experiences, and find ways to support other Community Foundations to collect data about their local communities.

The Resilient Streets Toolkit includes information about resilience, different types of practical actions that small groups can take, examples of successful projects that people have done in their buildings or on their streets, information about supports that can be offered to groups, and loads of links to useful resources.

Feb 10 2017 (All day)

Do you know about or have you read or heard about any inspiring examples or stories of neighbours voluntarily collaborating together on their street or in their apartment or condominium buildings to build connections between neighbours, improve their block, and help build resilience?

We’d like to hear about them!

Please send links to any examples of activities, stories, or implementation guides/tools to by February 10th, 2017



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