Where We’ve Been

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Calgary Poverty Reduction Initiative

Jan 2011
Calgary Poverty Reduction Initiative

The City of Calgary in partnership with the United Way of Calgary and Area launched the Calgary Poverty Reduction Initiative (CPRI), based on one of newly elected Mayor Naheed Nenshi’s “Better Ideas.”

Secretariat

Jan 2012
Secretariat

Led by a Stewardship Group of 18 community members, a Secretariat housed within the City of Calgary started its work.

The Enough for All Strategy

May 2013
The Enough for All Strategy

The Enough for All strategy was unanimously approved and adopted by City Council and the United Way’s Board of Directors.

Strategy

Globe & Mail Article

4 Year Agreement

Dec 2014
4 Year Agreement

Under a four-year agreement between The City of Calgary, the United Way, VCC and Momentum, stewardship of the strategy’s implementation moves from the CPRI Secretariat within The City of Calgary into the community, under the stewardship of VCC.

2015 Annual Report

Jan 2015
2015 Annual Report

A Year in Review
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Quarterly Update

Jun 2015
Quarterly Update

Reducing poverty in Calgary.
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Quarterly Update

Oct 2015
Quarterly Update

What is collective impact?
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Quarterly Update

Jan 2016
Quarterly Update

Financial Empowerment Collaborative.
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Quarterly Update

Apr 2016
Quarterly Update

Building Community, Creating Change.
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Quarterly Update

Jul 2016
Quarterly Update

About Basic Income & Calgary’s First Community Food Centre.
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Quarterly Update

Oct 2016
Quarterly Update

Learn, Act & Share.
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Quarterly Update

Jan 2017
Quarterly Update

Calgarians take a stand to end poverty.
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Quarterly Update

Apr 2017
Quarterly Update

The EFA Implementation Catalyst Fund at work & Fair Entry: A streamlined application process for City subsidy programs.
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2016 Evaluation Report

May 2017
2016 Evaluation Report

Creative Theory, the Enough for All external implementation evaluators have completed their 2016 evaluation report.
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2016 Report to Community

May 2017
2016 Report to Community

Movements of Change.
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Quarterly Update

Aug 2017
Quarterly Update

Creating an Early Learning and Child Care Strategy.
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Quarterly Update

Nov 2017
Quarterly Update

Reconciliation Journey: Walking a Path Together.
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Poverty Reduction

Jan 2023

Poverty is reduced by 50% in Calgary.

ALL OF US CAN #EndPovertyYYC

The Enough for All poverty reduction strategy is a collaborative community effort involving a significant number of diverse stakeholders coming together and leveraging their efforts to address the root causes of poverty in Calgary.