Here are some great resources from other organizations.
Check out the City of Winnipeg’s 2020 Preliminary Budget – Operating and Capital – Volume 2
For anyone who still believes we do not have systemic racism in Canada, please look at these statistics. If your takeaway is that the people of colour are somehow inferior and that is why they are not succeeding, then you are a racist. If you understand the reasons why so many are left behind is because the barriers they face are simply too insurmountable for far too many, then please have a look at the resources we have gathered so you can take some actions.
One last note on numbers, when we released the Broken Promise, Stolen Futures: Child and Family Poverty in Manitoba report card, we highlighted that child poverty in Manitoba and all across Canada is both gendered and racialized. Please have a look at this graph for the evidence:
To paraphrase Angela Davis, it’s not enough to *not* be racist — you need to be anti-racist.
- Kids Crisis Text Line – Need help now? Text CONNECT to 686868. Check out the link to volunteer as a crisis responder if you are interested and able. Volunteers are needed currently.
- Join the Social Distance Pow Wow Facebook group to connect with Indigenous Peoples online for community support and to share ideas for navigating this shut-down period.
- Help Next Door MB: If you are a volunteer ready to provide your support or someone who needs a helping hand through these difficult times, this platform can connect you.
- CareMongering Facebook group: If you need someone to help you or you want to help someone in your community, please check out this group.
- Charleswood-Tuxedo-Westwood residents: The staff at Charleswood 55+ Centre is available via phone (204-897-5263) from 10 am to 2pm, Mon – Fri, to help seniors who are unable to leave their home and need essentials including food or medication
The following documents may be helpful for yourself, your staff and/or your clients. The Applying For EI document is provided in English and French, and the Contact Information sheet is a bilingual document. On the sheet, there is information for … Continue reading →
Although our physical office doors remain CLOSED to the public as a safety precaution for now, all our staff have been working remotely and we have compiled a list we think you will find very helpful on our website. Check … Continue reading →
Check out the following maps: Map on Low Income Map on Indigenous Peoples Map on Recent ImmigrantsContinue reading →
Let’s be clear, on the city budget, we do have options. The belief that there really are none, that the proposed budget has balanced essentials and shared the pain of long overdue and needed austerity is false. There is also much … Continue reading →
This report was authored by Aliraza Alidina, Darrien Morton & Jenna Wirch and officially released on January 15th, 2020. It discusses wise practices for the relationship-building process between Newcomers and Indigenous Peoples, as well as recommendations for the development of an orientation toolkit for newcomers. This report is accessible under limited copyright protection. As long as this report is accurately and completely credited and not used for commercial motives, you may download, distribute, photocopy, cite or excerpt this document. See English and French versions below :
We have pulled together this calendar of some of the resources that will be operating over the holidays. For additional details on hours and programming for each day, please click on the date of interest. We know that a lot … Continue reading →
Winnipeg Poverty Profiles 2019 – Female Single Parents Winnipeg Poverty Profiles 2019 – Recent Immigrants Winnipeg Poverty Profiles 2019 – Indigenous People Winnipeg Poverty Profiles 2019 – Seniors Winnipeg Poverty Profiles PDF Flash Cards 2019 Winnipeg Poverty Profiles PDF Format … Continue reading →
Persons receiving social assistance are able to get a range of health and medical benefits. His chart summaries these benefits. The chart was prepared by University of Manitoba nursing students in 2014 while on a placement at SPCW. While the … Continue reading →
What you need to know before you vote about: Child Care Immigration PovertyContinue reading →
Please check out our easy to read inner-city voting guides and Issue Information Sheets Federal Election – October 21, 2019 Winnipeg whole voting guide 2019 Federal Winnipeg Centre voting guide 2019 Federal Winnipeg North voting guide 2019 Federal Winnipeg South … Continue reading →
The Manitoba Collaborative Data Portal (MBCDP) has now been launched and is ready for use. As a resource that is freely available to the public, the MBCDP aims to provide a knowledge base to promote evidence informed community discussion, planning and action … Continue reading →
Last fall, Manitoba launched a consultation for renewed poverty reduction plan to address the critical realities of Manitobans living in poverty. Send in your views to participate. Sign our petition. The template is editable, so you can add your voice … Continue reading →