Posts Tagged: collective impact

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Our Position on Canada’s Poverty Reduction Strategy

By: Janice Chan, Nick Falvo and Victoria Ballance Janice Chan is a System Planner with CHF, Nick Falvo PhD is the Director of Research and Data at CHF and Victoria Ballance is the VP Stakeholder Engagement The following blog post is a condensed version of Calgary Homeless Foundation’s Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy Submission. You can / Read More

Housing is Health

The need for mental health supports By Janice Chan Janice Chan is a System Planner at CHF Alberta’s Health Funding Agreement March 10th announcement of an additional $1.3 billion over the next 10 years, including $586 million in support of mental health initiatives is good news for Albertans.  Given that this funding falls short of / Read More

Connectivity Breakfast — Community Action: Target 2018

The third Connectivity Breakfast Community Action: Target 2018 was held on October 10th, 2016 at the Calgary Drop-In & Rehab Centre. In total, 37 organizations within the homeless-serving sector and associated sectors were represented by 63 Executive Directors, Board Chairs and designates. While the topic of conversation is different at each breakfast, the goal always / Read More

I Heart Home YYC — Updated Plan to End Homelessness

  In her remarks, the Honourable Teresa Woo-Paw, MLA for Calgary-Northern Hills and Associate Minister of Asia Pacific Relations, identified three words that are deadly to social change. Can’t. Never. Impossible. Ending homelessness deserves better than our negativity. It deserves our best. Those three words need to be changed, reframed, transformed to ensure we never lose sight / Read More