||Marginalized people seeking a single room
||Participant designed survey of prospective landlords and potential Tenants of marginalized communities.
||Engagement of landlords and tenants. Tangible partnerships between private, municipal, and non-profit sectors
|Outreach using the surveys to neigbourhood associations and shelters.
|Analysis of survey results
||Report on results of outreach using surveys.
|Workshops using the report from the survey
||More rental housing accessed, Tool to assess potential of a neighbourhood to receive marginalized tenant populations.
||Children and their families and their neighbourhoods.
||Municipal (City) government (I.e. Parks and Recreation, Health Unit), school board, business sector
||Engage neighbourhood and institutions in a diversity initiative
||Stakeholder commitments to the Social Inclusion Project
|Story gathering from children and families
||Compelling narratives of exclusionary conditions for children and their families, material for benchmarking change
|Telling stories to sectoral and institutional decision makers
||Sectoral and institutional commitment to social inclusion strategies
|Promote the Children First Charter for social inclusion of children
||Wider adoption of a charter for children in other sectors and institutions.
|Develop and disseminate resource materials for social inclusion of children
||Implementation of social inclusion strategies (e.g. with the city, school board, and local businesses).
||Sixteen and seventeen year old youth
||Adult mentors, media, and general public
||Focus groups, community outreach, participant organizational design
||Engaged youth, committed community agencies, a participant designed Youth Action Network.
|Adult/Youth relationship building
||Resource pool of adult mentors, individual representation on youth issues (e.g. Ontario Works trustees)
||Increased media sensitivity to youth issues, improved public understanding of youth support needs
||Immigrants and visible minorities and ethno-specific agencies
||Mainstream health and social services sector agencies
||Recruitment and support of organizational leadership from each region
||A Peel Halton Advisory Committee
|Community leadership recruitment and development
||Resource pool of "Diversity Champions"
|Resource material development and testing
||Diversity curriculum, social audit materials, training formats
||Diversity trained staff and volunteers in mainstream and ethno-specific agencies. Strategic collaboration between ethno-specific and mainstream agencies
||Isolated youth and seniors in rural and urban parts of region
||Municipalities, Formal Community Organizations.
||Kitchen table talks (focus groups)
||Youth and seniors stories of isolation and connectedness; Youth and senior engagement
|Research on existing programs and supports
||Regional resource inventory
|Social inclusion workshop design forums
||Content and strategies for social inclusion workshops
|Social inclusion workshops
||Awareness of Youth/Senior isolation and commitment to closing the distance (e.g. impact on municipalities and formal organizations)
|Resource material development and dissemination
||Tools and strategies for use across the Central West region
|Local SPC support
||Three ongoing projects in Waterloo & Brant