Celebrating action and impact in 2019
December 2019 - There’s no doubt about it, 2019 was an exciting year for global poverty advocates and political junkies alike. Thanks to incredible grassroots efforts we saw Canada make some strong commitments to initiatives we know contribute to ending extreme poverty. Some of our most exciting wins are outlined below along with a sneak peek at what we think are the biggest opportunities for impact in 2020.read more
Guest blog: You’ve Marched in the Climate Strike, Now What?
September 2019 - You’ve marched in the climate strike, perhaps demanded for policy changes on social media, and maybe even engaged your local candidate. Science has made clear that the adverse effects of climate change will push an even greater number of already marginalized people into poverty. It’s inspiring that you’ve joined this global advocacy effort. But now what?read more
How to Use the Power of Conversation to Engage in the 2019 Federal Election
August 2019 - Every four years it’s the same story. You register to vote, go to the polls, line up, tick off a name on a sheet of paper and wait to hear the results. Years of waiting to turn 18 so that you can vote, months of campaigning by candidates, weeks of non-stop news coverage of the upcoming election, just to be over within a matter of minutes until you can participate again in four years. read more
Looking back at Women Deliver
July 2019 - In June 2019, over 8,000 passionate advocates gathered in Vancouver BC, for Women Deliver – the largest global conference on gender equality. World leaders, youth, experts and people across many sectors came together to celebrate the power of women and push towards a healthier, wealthier and more equitable world for all. read more