Vibrant Communities Calgary
Vibrant Communities Calgary (VCC) is a non-profit organization seeking to engage Calgarians in advocating long-term strategies that address the root causes of poverty in Calgary.
VCC is also the steward of Enough for All, Calgary’s poverty reduction strategy.
VCC works to achieve a substantial and sustained reduction in the number of Calgarians living in poverty.
VCC works to grow the social, economic and political engagement of Calgarians in their community. Vibrant Communities Calgary believes that everyone has a right to fully participate in their communities.
VCC believes that there are important systemic factors that contribute to poverty and that the whole community has a vital role to play in changing these conditions. Change occurs through engagement, inspiration and action. VCC values leadership, collaboration social justice and pragmatism.
As of January 1, 2015 VCC stewards Calgary’s community-driven poverty reduction strategy: Enough for All.
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- RT @MinSocDevCMHC : The Canada Child Benefit helps those who need it most. Approx. 300,000 children have been lifted out of poverty! https:/… 1 year ago
- Check out "Reconciliation Journey; Walking a Path Together" https://t.co/ONDN4qmvAF @Eventbrite 1 year ago
- #yyccc estimates 50,000 accessed services @Calgaryfares @cityofcalgary #slidingscale #EnoughforAll #lowincome… https://t.co/8k02fkDPyl 1 year ago
- 127,000 Calgarians live in poverty, that's 1 in 10 also 1 in 5 Calgarians r concerned about not having enough mone… https://t.co/P63BTS3kOS 1 year ago