‘Communities Taking Power’ New report on combatting poverty by VCOSS

The report doesn’t tell communities what to do, it tells them how to do it, highlighting the frameworks and relationships needed for collaborative problem solving. These include:

  • Shared leadership
  • Data sharing in communities
  • A focus on prevention
  • Joint funding of local initiatives.
  • Support for local “economy building”

The report also mentions local program http://gogoldfields.org/ based in Maryborough, highlighting positive benefits of local solutions for local issues.

To read the report vcoss-communities-taking-power-2016


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