Community Roles in Policy
Connect2Canada – Canada Watch – Community Roles in Policy
January 16, 2009.
Community organizations are increasingly recognizing that the problems faced by individuals and households living with low income result not from their own weaknesses but rather from problems and barriers in the broader economic and social system, notes Sherry Torjman of The Caledon Institute of Social Policy. In this paper, she discusses a range of activities in which communities can engage with respect to reducing poverty.