Online Resources - Organizing

February 3, 2014
Some of the sessions at the training session for advocates that were held in November 2002 were videotaped are now online through Working TV. The Front Line Advocacy Workers (FLAW) education...
Keywords: Organizing, British Columbia, Multimedia
April 24, 2013
Downtown East newspaper was founded in March 2013 as a news source for low-income communities struggles for social justice on unceded Coast Salish territory, Downtown Eastside Vancouver.
Keywords: Downtown Eastside, Organizing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
January 31, 2013
The Social Housing Coalition is a non-partisan, volunteer coalition spanning Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, and reaching out to the rest of British Columbia. We are a grassroots coalition...
Keywords: Housing, Organizing, social housing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives, Organizations
May 24, 2012
The Richmond Poverty Response Committee (RPRC) is a group of community volunteers representing the faith community, community organizations, local social services, and members of the public –...
Keywords: Organizing, Richmond, British Columbia, Organizations
December 12, 2011
An Ontario free of poverty will be reflected in healthy, inclusive communities with a place of dignity for everyone and the essential conditions of well-being for all. The mission of Poverty Free...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, Ontario
November 7, 2011
The Canadian Bar Association – BC Branch has launched a public education campaign for additional legal aid funding in BC, called We Need Legal Aid. The campaign’s website features information and...
Keywords: Legal Aid, Organizing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
October 17, 2011
From PeacockPoverty: PeacockPoverty is a collection of individuals with an experience of poverty who join together to share knowledge, strength, talent and wisdom with each other and our friends....
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, Human Rights, Media, Organizing, Poverty Research, Unemployment, Welfare, General resources, Multimedia, All of Canada, International
August 15, 2011
Canadians for Tax Fairness campaigns for Canada to adopt a more progressive tax system. Canadians for Tax Fairness promotes a progressive tax system, based on ability to pay, to fund the public...
Keywords: Debt and Consumer Law, Government Policy, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
June 13, 2011
The Ontario Provincial Government appointed a commission to review the income security system, including social assistance. The commission's mandate was to develop a plan to reform the system.
Keywords: Disability, Government Policy, isac, Organizing, social assistance review, Welfare, Women, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 1, 2011
City Life/Vida Urbana is a community organization in Boston that has organized against evictions and for community controlled housing. They have long struggled for community control of local...
Keywords: Boston, Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Welfare, Women, Organizations, United States
June 1, 2011
BC Poverty Reduction is a coalition that includes community and non-profit groups, faith groups, health organizations, First Nations and Aboriginal organizations, businesses, labour organizations,...
Keywords: Government Policy, Organizing, poverty reduction, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
June 1, 2011
The Recession Relief Fund Coalition is a national organization representing more than 230 organizations across the country that are concerned about the recession’s impact on Canada's most vulnerable...
Keywords: Government Policy, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada
June 1, 2011
The Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign is committed to uniting the poor across color lines as the leadership base for a broad movement to abolish poverty. We work to accomplish this through...
Keywords: Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, United States
June 1, 2011
Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO) is involved in a range of housing assistance services in Ohio, including homeless prevention, emergency shelters, transitional housing and...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Ohio, Organizing, Organizations, United States
June 1, 2011
Street Health works to improve the health and well being of homeless and underhoused individuals in southeast Toronto by addressing the social determinants of health through programs, services,...
Keywords: Health, Homelessness, Organizing, Ontario, Organizations
June 1, 2011
The Carnegie Community Action Project website has a blog with news and information on housing, homelessness, and actions in the Downtown Eastside.
Keywords: Downtown Eastside, Homelessness, Housing, Organizing, British Columbia, Organizations
June 1, 2011
Peel Poverty Action Group is composed of service providers, advocates and individuals working towards the elimination of poverty in the Region of Peel.
Keywords: Blogs, Organizing, Ontario
June 1, 2011
Make Poverty History is part of the Global Call to Action against Poverty (GCAP). National campaigns are now active in over 100 countries. The global campaign, which also launched in 2005, presses G8...
Keywords: Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The Coalition on Homelessness, San Francisco (COH) initiates program and policy changes that result in the creation of exits from poverty. The COH unites homeless people and service providers with...
Keywords: Homelessness, Organizing, San Francisco, social justice, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Spirit of Warrior Harriet Nahanee is a blog dedicated to actions and analysis surrounding the legacy of Harriet Nahanee, an elder who died working to expose and resist the destruction of the Olympics...
Keywords: Blogs, Indigenous, Organizing, British Columbia
May 30, 2011
Picture the Homeless Blog is a housing, homelessness & policy blog. Picture the Homeless is a grassroots organization, founded and led by homeless people. We are organizing for social justice...
Keywords: Blogs, Homelessness, New York, Organizing, United States
May 30, 2011
Real Change is a street newspaper, an advocacy group, a Homeless Speakers Bureau, and literary program out of Seattle. They aim to build bridges among the poor, homeless and the greater community,...
Keywords: Homelessness, Media, Organizing, Panhandling, Seattle, Washington, General resources, United States
May 30, 2011
Poverty Olympics is a site put together by a group of concerned citizens and community groups who want the 2010 Winter Games’ legacy to be one of reducing, not increasing, poverty and homelessness. (...
Keywords: Homelessness, Organizing, Poorbashing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
May 30, 2011 is a website with resources, links, articles, news in support of prisoners and prison justice activism in Canada.
Keywords: Organizing, prison, Prisoners' Rights, Campaigns and initiatives, General resources, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
Collectif pour un Quebec sans pauvreté - bâtir un Québec sans pauvreté est une nouvelle campagne de mobilisation pour démontrer à l’Assemblée nationale notre volonté commune de faire du Québec une...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Organizing, Organizations, Québec
May 30, 2011
The International Movement ATD Fourth World (Canada) is a non-governmental organization that engages individuals and institutions in support of the efforts of the very poor to free themselves from...
Keywords: end poverty, Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada, International
May 30, 2011
Indigenous Action Media is a volunteer collective of experienced Indigenous media makers & activists out of Arizona that work together on a project by project basis for media justice.
Keywords: Arizona, Indigenous, Media, Organizing, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Fredericton Peace Coalition Weblog is an extensive blog dealing with issues of war, poverty, violence, inequity, and injustice.
Keywords: Blogs, Organizing, New Brunswick
May 30, 2011
Act Up in Saskatchewan has news, events, forums, journals for the Saskatchewan activist community.
Keywords: activism, Media, Organizing, Organizations, Saskatchewan
May 30, 2011
Picture the Homeless is a homeless-led organization in New York that fights for the civil and human rights of homeless people. Picture the Homeless is founded on the principle that in order to...
Keywords: Homelessness, Human Rights, New York, Organizing, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Raise the Rates is a coalition of organizations in BC working to raise welfare rates and the minimum wage.
Keywords: Organizing, Welfare, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
May 30, 2011
The purpose of Young Women Connect is to "connect" young women locally and nationally across Canada on the issues and actions towards eliminating racism, violence and poverty.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Organizing, Women, Organizations, All of Canada
May 30, 2011
The Ontario Health Coalition is a network of over 400 grassroots community organizations representing virtually all areas of Ontario. Their primary goal is to empower the members of their constituent...
Keywords: community organizing, Health, health care policy, Organizing, public policy, Ontario, Organizations
May 29, 2011
The Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Movement (IPSM) is a collective whose primary goal is to ally ourselves with indigenous peoples in the active fight for mutual self-determination.
Keywords: Organizing, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has developed a new publication series called The (Real) Bottom Line (in PDF). These 8-page "primers" on key economic and social issues will be of use to...
Keywords: Government Policy, Organizing, British Columbia, Reports and documents
May 29, 2011
TAO Communications is a project of the Toronto-area tech collective known as OAT (Organizing for Autonomous Telecomms). They provide mail, lists and webhosting to individuals and groups working...
Keywords: Media, Organizing, Technology, Organizations, All of Canada, Services
May 29, 2011
The Independent Media Centre is an alternative news source reporting on activism.
Keywords: activism, Media, Organizing, Organizations, International
May 29, 2011
The Carnegie Newsletter is one of the most read and respected publications in the Downtown Eastside.
Keywords: Media, Organizing, British Columbia, General resources
May 29, 2011
The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) has published a Study Paper on the Personal Liability of Society Directors and Officers. This project studied the sources of legal liability of directors and...
Keywords: business and non-profits, Legal Research, liability, Organizing, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
May 29, 2011
A group committed to fighting for free transit for everyone. (Active from 2001 - 2008)
Keywords: Organizing, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives