Tools and Techniques

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Situé au centre-ville de Toronto, Sistering est un autre organisme qui a choisi d'ajouter une dimension économique à son travail en santé et sécurité des femmes. Il l'a fait non seulement pour des...
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It's the David and Goliath story, without any losers. Hupacasath, a small First Nation on Vancouver Island, is figuring out how to use the capacity - the skills, resources, and connections - acquired...
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Given the decline in resource extraction and the rise of youth out-migration, rural towns and hamlets nowadays can't afford to leave anyone behind. Public and nonprofit agencies in B.C.'s southern...
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Evelyn Clark wonders how any practice can be "community-based" if it chiefly involves experts descending on townsfolk to tell them what they need to know. Her work with photographic testimony...
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There is beauty in simplicity, but are there outcomes? The individual development account (IDA) is a straightforward way to get poor people to experience the trials and benefits of saving. That's...
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Evaluation should be a proactive effort to document results and improve program design and delivery. For many CED organizations, it has become instead a punitive, complex task best left to outsiders...
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There's a serious mismatch between the needs and aspirations of young, Aboriginal women in Winnipeg's inner-city and the services that community organizations have to offer them. This article...
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For a community to thrive, 10 tasks are essential - not 2, not 3, but 10. Like the positions on a ball team, each needs to be carried out with skill, oomph, and in close co-ordination with the rest....
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Particularly useful to small communities weighing the costs and benefits of a Big Box store to the local economy, this exercise allows government, business people, boosters, and opponents to confront...
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Beam me down, Scotty! This final installment of the "Insiders' Guides to Community Renewal" details the attributes of the creative, inclusive, and sustainable community - the goal of community...