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Category: Advocacy

Justice After Exploitation: Our 2nd Annual Webinar for Victims and Survivors of Crime Week

A brief overview of our 2nd annual webinar in honour of Victims and Survivors of Crime Week along with a link to the recording and slides from the presentation....

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Thinking Beyond the BC Budget

The 2024 BC Budget was delivered on February 22, 2024, promising action for a stronger British Columbia. Like many non-profits in the community social services ...

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FE and Our Partners are Championing Change for Canadians

Financial Empowerment at FSGV and Prosper Canada have been in partnership for nearly a decade. During this period, our partnership has grown and together with f...

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Speaking up for Trans, Gender Diverse, and Two-Spirit Youth

On November 29, 2023, Directions Youth Services 2SLGBTQIA+ Programing Coordinator Alysha Somerton spoke at a Vancouver City Council meeting. The topic? Councill...

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Together, We Prosper

Family Services of Greater Vancouver has offered financial literacy coaching and workshops since 2006. What started as a small program has evolved into a high-i...

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What is Poverty Reduction?

At Family Services of Greater Vancouver, we often talk about the work we do in "poverty reduction." But what does this really mean? There are a few definitions ...

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Our 2023 BC Budget Submission

In June, Family Services of Greater Vancouver wrote a recommendation for the 2024 BC Budget, calling for the Province to invest in financial empowerment, provid...

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Our Submission for The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction

FSGV believes that non-profits play a crucial role in reducing poverty by building trust with clients and connecting them to necessary services. So, we wrote a ...

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Criminal Interest Rate Letter

An advocacy letter from the NWCPRC Financial Empowerment working group to the Department of Finance Canada regarding the criminal interest rate and new legislat...

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Un/Interrupted Campaign Launch

Un/Interrupted campaign raises awareness for youth exploitation and human trafficking, calling on all members of society to uphold youth rights

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