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Keyword results for: capacity building

Canada Bridges is Hiring a Program Manager!

Canada Bridges is searching for a relationship builder and community leader who loves working with youth and young adults to join our team!

Posted in Blog | Keywords: , , , , , , | February 10, 2017

Canada Bridges is Hiring an Employment Readiness Program Coordinator!

Canada Bridges is searching for a systems change leader who loves working with youth and young adults to join our team! We are looking for someone who is eager and passionate to develop and facilitate leadership programming in partnership with various community based organizations throughout Treaty 7. We are especially interested in finding someone with […]

Posted in Blog, Home | Keywords: , , , , | August 17, 2016

Unveiling Youth Potential 2.0!

Canada Bridges’ is pleased to announce that out 2014/15 Unveiling Youth Potential (UYP) 2.0 will officially begin on October 8, 2014! UYP 2.0 will aim to empower youth, aged 18 to 30, to be an agent of change by supporting the development of their capacities to respond to the conditions of their environment. The UYP 2.0 will […]

Posted in Blog, Home | Keywords: , , , , | October 2, 2014

The Social Entrepreneurial Spirit – A Case Study

By Pamela Karch Bridges’ Research Coordinator Last month, in our joint journal article, Bridges’ Executive Director, Lindsay Mitchell, and I outlined our learnings on the story of social entrepreneurship. We worked to understand how our enterprising ways as humans went from focusing on community betterment as motivated by caring for adequate survival of our family to […]

Posted in Journal | Keywords: , , , , | November 6, 2012

The Social Entrepreneurial Spirit

By Pamela Karch Bridges’ Research Coordinator & Lindsay Mitchell Bridges’ Executive Director “Our vision is fully realized human potential and a peaceful world abundant with optimism and hope.” ~ Bridges Social Development’s vision From all the research I have done about social entrepreneurship, what I have discovered is that there are an abundance of articles […]

Posted in Journal | Keywords: , , , , , | October 2, 2012

Telling the Story: Expression of Self for Healing, Leading, Teaching, and Inspiring

By Pamela Karch, Bridges’ Research Coordinator Wisdom Stories At Bridges, we are learning that our personal stories are of great value: to the individual, to our communities, and to everyone we share life with. We teach each other through stories both with our words and with our hands, showing and telling, “this is how you […]

Posted in Journal | Keywords: , , , , , | September 6, 2012

A Three-Pronged Approach

By Pamela Karch, Bridges’ Research Coordinator The ability for youth to respond to some of the pressing social needs in their communities is reliant on individual agency – a person’s ability to understand themselves, their community, and the global environment while engaging in critical thinking, reflection, analysis, and action. At Bridges Social Development in our […]

Posted in Journal | Keywords: , , , | June 19, 2012

Canada’s Renewed Development and Humanitarian Engagement in Afghanistan

Hello, On November 16 the Government of Canada announced its plan for Afghanistan from 2011 to 2014. I thought it was important to review some details of this plan, so you can pass them along to members of your organization. The Government’s announcement outlines Canada’s focus on four key areas: investing in the future of […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , , , | November 16, 2010

Trusting Charities

Faith, Hope and Charities THE ECONOMIST|Nov 11th 2010 FEW institutions in the modern world enjoy more trust than charities—a trust given both by rich people who give them money and by the wider public that may benefit from their work. A recent survey by American Express shows that 70% of Americans trust non-profit outfits more […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , , | November 15, 2010

Measuring global poverty

from The Economist POOR people—the destitute, disease ridden and malnourished “bottom billion”—live in poor countries. That has been the central operating assumption of the aid business for a decade. The thesis was true in 1990: then, over 90% of the world’s poor lived in the world’s poorest places. But it looks out of date now. […]

Posted in More Resources, Resource Centre | Keywords: , | September 30, 2010

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