Social Planning Toronto’s 2014 Year-end Review

Social Planning Toronto’s 2014 Year-end Review
Social Planning Toronto is pleased to release its year-end review highlighting its major accomplishments in 2014. Some highlights are:

  • Commitment to Community’s (C2C) successful campaign during the budget process
  • Civic engagement work around Provincial and Municipal elections
  • Big wins at the City Hall
  • City Council’s unanimous vote to develop a poverty reduction strategy for the City of Toronto
  • The Campaign to Raise Minimum Wage
  • The launch of four reports on community services, child poverty, minimum wage and newcomers’ self-employment
  • Campaign to Stop Police Carding
  • Development of partnerships with United Way, George Brown College and Irving Tissue to provide paid apprenticeship for youth
  • Toronto Community Development Institute’s new partnerships
  • Educational work around Ontario Human Rights Commission’s new policy on ‘Canadian Experience’ as a ground for discrimination
  • Continued campaign around access to school space and TDSB’s Learning Opportunities Grant
  • York Youth Coalition’s West Won Community Festival

Click here to read the full report.

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