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 @yyCBEdu : Don’t forget to wear pink on Wed for #PinkShirtDay to support safe and caring school environments https://t.co/bTlxZCK2bH #yyc… 7 hours ago
- RT @calgaryhomeless : See part 1 of 3, of @nicholas_falvo 's blog series on his presentation at @UCalgary . Read it here: https://t.co/UWjMcl2… 7 hours ago
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- RT @YourAlberta : A new central Alberta safe house for youth struggling with severe addictions begins the design phase. https://t.co/VW8l5yf… 13 hours ago