Resource Type: Publication | Author: Sharon Stochowiak
This publication helps to de-mystify the policy change process and lays out six common theories or pathways for policy change.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Don Lenihan
Rethinking the public policy process for the 21st century
Resource Type: Publication | Authors: Ken Battle & Sherri Torjman
This Caledon paper considers the economic and social factors that contribute to high poverty and rising inequality in Canada and discusses the negative consequences to both individuals and the broader society.
Resource Type: Podcast | Speaker: Sheila Regehr
A lively discussion with Sheila Regehr about the Dollars and Sense of Solving Poverty report.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar || Speaker: Alan Broadbent
Alan Broadbent shares from his book Urban Nation a plan for maximizing the Canadian economy and cultural and social structure. He strives to reconnect people to their governments and nation in an engaging way.
A document examining the changing role of government in the new context of comprehensive community initiatives
This document, written by Sherri Torjman and Eric Leviten-Reid, outlines the place of government in community led change across Canada as part of the Vibrant Communities initiative.
A Manual developed by the Community-Government Collaboration on Policy
This manual compiled by the Caledon Institute of Social Policy and funded by the Government of Canada examines collaboration holistically including: the basic concepts; process; potential obstacles &amp; benefits; and, key lessons.
An exploration of the policy areas and measures that make up a comprehensive poverty reduction strategy
Serious poverty reduction calls for core public policies related to housing, education and training, income security and social infrastructure. In this piece, Sherri Torjman outlines strategies in the vital areas needed to create robust poverty policies.
An exploration of community activity and achievement in the Canadian policy arena
This document, written by Sherri Torjman on behalf of Tamarack Vibrant Communities, explores the ways in which communities can participate or influence policies specific to local concerns.
Resource Type: Audio Seminar || Speaker: Anne Makhoul
Policy monitoring expert Anne Makhoul from the Caledon Institute discusses their experience with policy monitoring and its importance in trying to affect change and influence government policy decision-making.