Author: Alice Sundberg

Envision Financial Community Leaders Igniting Change Cohort 4 starting soon!

It’s not too late to register for the next cohort of CLIC! We’ve extended the deadline to September 15th. You can find the information and application form here.

Pathways into homelessness – a video from Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver has produced a series of videos related to the pathways into and out of homelessness. Pathways in include poverty and youth leaving care. View the video here.

Envision Financial CLIC program completes a 3rd Cohort

SPRC is thrilled to announce the graduation of another wonderful cohort of the Envision Financial Community Leaders Igniting Change (CLIC) program. Seventeen individuals with a passion for making positive social …

SPRC Releases Progress Report 2012-16

The Surrey Poverty Reduction Coalition is pleased to release its progress report on activities and achievements since it was established in 2012. SPRC Progress Report 2012-16

The 19th Birthday Party at Surrey City Hall Oct 4- 7

You are invited to experience an art exhibit that tells the real stories of youth who “age out” of the provincial care system when they turn 19 years of age. …

New Study on Working Poverty in Metro Vancouver

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has released a report on research into the situation for people who are working and still living in poverty. The study examines working …

Facts Compiled on Surrey Youth Aging Out of Care

With the help of the Vancouver Foundation, and in conjunction with the VF’s Fostering Change Initiative, SPRC has a project called Connecting Community to Surrey Youth Leaving Care. The goal …

Saskatchewan’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Announced

On February 24th, the Province of Saskatchewan released its Poverty Reduction Strategy. Click Here to learn more.

Envision Financial partners with SPRC for second CLIC cohort

Community Leaders Igniting Change is an exciting educational opportunity for would-be leaders at the neighbourhood level. The first cohort completed the program in December 2015, and their feedback was very …

Living Wage rises again for 2015

The Living Wage for Families Campaign released its latest calculations for Metro Vancouver, including Surrey, on April 29. Federal policies leave low income families struggling to cover the basics. Read …