Events

Towards a Poverty-Free Toronto: From Learning to Action

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 05:30 PM · 17 rsvps
Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor Street West

Last month City Council passed a budget that reversed many proposed cuts, but still left poverty and inequality entrenched in Toronto.

Thousands of Toronto residents demanded a budget that would make our city fairer, more equitable and more liveable.

While our efforts prevented a number of service cuts, Mayor and Council’s budget did little to help the many Toronto residents struggling to access affordable housing, transit, child care and recreation programs.

What do we do next to build a better city for all? 

On April 12, Commitment 2 Community invites you to join residents from across Toronto for a fun, interactive, and engaging evening of dialogue, strategizing and priority setting.

Let’s build on our success in stopping cuts in 2017 to realize real progress in 2018 and beyond.

Please join us!

Hosted by Commitment 2 Community, a city-wide network of over 60 groups that supports resident engagement and advocacy to reduce poverty and improve access to services.

Light supper, tokens and children’s program available.

Space is limited. If you require child minding, please contact Susan Kwong no later than Tuesday, April 3 at skwong@socialplanningtoronto.ca or 416-562-8110. 

For more information, contact Susan Kwong at skwong@socialplanningtoronto.org or 416-562-8110.

 

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Frances Lankin Award and Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 05:30 PM · 4 rsvps
Daniels Spectrum

On Wednesday, April 26th we will hold a joint Annual General Meeting and Frances Lankin Community Service Award ceremony.

This is your chance to get to know Social Planning Toronto better and celebrate the recipient of the Frances Lankin Community Service Award.

We are looking for new members to join our Board team, and we are also looking for nominations to honour those who have made an outstanding contribution to the non-profit community sector.

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