Community Action Network

The Community Action Network (CAN) is a community-based leadership initiative of the PRC. 

CAN provides an opportunity for capacity-building for individuals in Metro Vancouver with the lived experience of poverty as they aim to increase their involvement in anti-poverty advocacy, policy development that impacts poverty, and the creation of poverty reduction plans at the provincial and civic levels.

CAN is a community network for advocates who wish to collaborate with the PRC, and sign up is always open. 

CAN’s leadership and capacity-building initiative will provide useful skills to participants and training in the advocacy work of the PRC as they increase involvement in anti-poverty advocacy. 

The program will facilitate an exploration of how to meaningfully connect personal experiences of poverty to broader advocacy to end poverty, and provide public speaking and spokesperson training through targeted workshops, as well as a taste of community organizing, and so much more.