Enter this Poster Competition and Be Seen by World Leaders

The Challenge
To create a poster reflecting the challenge of fixing government to include more voices in public decisions and help address growing income inequality. Using the
powerful poster format, you are
invited to express your unique views and ideas on how we can change the rules so that everyone can have access to better public services (such as schools and healthcare) and a better life (through less unemployment, better jobs and job satisfaction, less discrimination and more opportunities for all). For more details visit http://www.oecd.org/governance/ministerial/poster.htm 

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SPEAKER: Siloam Mission – Visit them or they can visit you!

Siloam Mission is a Winnipeg organization that alleviates hardships and siloamprovides opportunities for change for those affected by homelessness.

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SPEAKER: ADRA – disaster relief, primary health, economic development, and more

adra1The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) works with people in poverty in over 125 countries to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action. Continue reading

TOOL: Peg Website – Data on Winnipeg’s well-being

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Need to know how much community garden space per capita is available in your area?

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IDEA: Organize a Petition in Support of “Sow Much Love”

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Seeds are the heritage of family farmers and peasants, who preserve them to feed their families, their communities, and the world. However, seeds are increasingly being controlled and privatized by multinational companies. Without access to seeds, the way of life of small family farmers and peasants, most of whom live in the Global South, is threatened. Continue reading

EXAMPLE: “Help-Portrait”

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Project by Austin Grabish, Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School

“My friends Charly Scott and Brylin Hacking and I started the “Help-Portrait” project in Selkirk, Manitoba for my Take Action Project.  Help-Portrait is a global movement of photographers coming together around the world to use their skills to give back to their local community.  In December, photographers around the world grab their cameras, and offer their services to people who couldn’t normally afford a family portrait. Continue reading