Poverty Reduction Community Meeting in Burnaby, BC

We have received the following information from SPARC BC:

We hope that you will join us and participate in a Community Meeting for B.C’s first Poverty Reduction Strategy that will take place in Burnaby, BC.

Date and Time: Monday, January 29, 2018 from  5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Firefighters Banquet & Conference Centre, 6515 Bonsor Avenue

You are invited to come and talk about how to reduce poverty in your community and the province. We want to know:

  • What are the issues facing you and people in poverty right now?
  • What would work to help you and people out of poverty?

Your ideas will help inform B.C.’s Poverty Reduction Strategy.

The Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC) has been engaged to plan and deliver these community meetings on behalf of the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.

Please pre-register for the event using this link:
A hot meal will be provided.

Supports are available for you to participate in the community meeting, including transportation, child care, and health supports.If you require any supports to participate, please send your email to BurnabyNewWest_Poverty_Meeting@sparc.bc.ca or call Jayd at 604-718-7745.

Please help us spread the word in your community.

Learn more about the BC Poverty Reduction Strategy and find other ways to share your ideas by visiting: https://engage.gov.bc.ca/bcpovertyreduction/

If you have any questions or comments that you would like to share around the event please do not hesitate to reach out.