Our Place & Our Words: Mapping Downtown Eastside community assets and challenges


This is a report on 23 community mapping sessions that the Carnegie Community Action Project (CCAP) held with about 200 low-income residents of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) neighbourhood (See master map in centerfold). The mapping is the fourth stage of CCAP’s planning process to involve low-income residents in making decisions about the future
of their community.