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2014

Building on the Basics: Impact and Insights from the Basic Needs Fund

2013

Policy Brief on Access to Government Identification

Bill C316: Submission to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

2012

Social Policy Framework: Submission to the Government of Alberta, Phase 2

Social Policy Framework: Submission to the Government of Alberta, Phase 1

From Getting By to Getting Ahead - Full Report

From Getting By to Getting Ahead - Summary Report

Poverty Series

Social Policy Framework: Submission Regarding the Discussion Guide

2011

Towards Resiliency for Vulnerable Youth - Full Report

Towards Resiliency for Vulnerable Youth - Summary Report

Environmental Scan - Financial Literacy

Signposts II - A Survey of the Social Issues and Needs of Calgarians

Mapping Poverty in Calgary

2010

Submission to the National Task Force on Financial Literacy

2009

Resiliency Report

5 Myths about Immigrants: Myths and Realities of life for Immigrants in Calgary

2007

Surviving Not Thriving - Full Report

Surviving Not Thriving - Executive Summary

Understanding Day Labour: Issues and Solutions

Addressing Labour Market Shortages: Lone Parents and Sustainable Employment

Addressing Labour Market Shortages: High Risk Immigrants and Sustainable Employment

Poverty, Access to Transit and Social Isolation

2006

Signposts I - A Survey of the Social Issues and Needs of Calgarians

2005

Sustained Poverty Reduction: The Case for Collaboration

 

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2017

All In for Youth - 5 Year Report

Detour Program - Final Report

Success Coach Learning Report

Working with Vulnerable Youth to Enhance their Natural Supports: A Practice Framework (Full Report)

Working with Vulnerable Youth to Enhance their Natural Supports: A Practice Framework (Summary Report)

2016

All In for Youth Progress Report - March 2016

2015

All In for Youth Annual Report - October 2015

Detour Learning Report

All In for Youth Progress Report- June 2015

All In for Youth Progress Report  - March 2015

2014

All In for Youth Progress Report - June 2014

All In for Youth Progress Report - March 2014

2013

All In for Youth Progress Report October 2013

Vulnerable Youth Learning Report - Executive Summary (Update)

Calgary Learning Village Collaborative: Report to Community

Calgary AfterSchool: Four Year Evaluation Report

Toward a Provincial Framework for Early Learning and Care in Alberta:

UpStart: Report to Calgary and Area Community on 2012

2012

Understanding Pathways to Aboriginal Educational Achievement

Aboriginal Children and Their Learning: Preschool Options Scan

Review of Supports for Pregnant and Parenting Aboriginal Students

2011

Re-Imagining Our Schools - 2011 Update

Seeds of Success: Seeking Solutions for Teen Mothers and Their Children

Towards Resiliency for Vulnerable Youth - Full Report

Towards Resiliency for Vulnerable Youth - Summary Report

Calgary After School Evaluation Findings - Executive Summary

2010

TeenZone After-School Demonstration Project - Final Evaluation

TeenZone - Full Report

TeenZone - Executive Summary

Environmental Scan - Extended Age Definition for Youth

2009

Re-Imagining Our Schools - Full Report

Re-Imagining Our Schools - Executive Summary

Re-Imagining Our Schools - Summary Report

Stalled Transitions

2008

Re-Imagining Our Schools - 2011 Update

2006

Calgary Vulnerable Youth Scan

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United Way drives social change in three focus areas: poverty, kids and communities. One way we're ensuring this is through rigorous research into social issues and their root causes. In addition, we advocate for public policy and systems-level change to create long-term positive change in our community.

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