Several collaborative tables in the Surrey region recently explored Collective Impact in a workshop co-sponsored by the Community Action Initiative. Four groups, which involved diverse stakeholders from Fraser Health, the City of Surrey and other community organizations explored how to have greater impact on a number of topics ranging from food security to social connectedness.
The Fall intake for the 2015/16 Regional Community to Community (C2C) Forum is now open. First Nations and local governments may apply for up to $5,000 in matching funds to bring together elected officials from neighbouring communities to discuss common goals and pursue opportunities for joint action.
The Town of Smithers’ Newcomers Recreation and Healthy Eating Accessibility Project partnered with community leaders to build a program that promotes social inclusion by creating a safe space to understand the local culture and try new things.
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
The Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC) annually recognizes the professional work and individual accomplishments of members across British Columbia and the Yukon through its awards and recognition programs.