Job Posting: Research Assistant

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The Parkdale People’s Economy is hiring for a summer contract! The Research Assistant position will support the staff team at Parkdale People’s Economy with ongoing projects and programs of the network. This will include research and data collection related to building just local economies in Parkdale, as well as administrative support for the broader project. This position is for youth … Read More

Parkdale Pods: Mutual Aid Network

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The Parkdale People’s Economy has been supporting Mutual Aid Parkdale (M.A.P.) with self-organizing mutual aid networks in Parkdale to build strong connections with neighbours during the outbreak of COVID-19. We know that many of our neighbours are disproportionately impacted by social distancing due to housing insecurity, mental health, poverty, precarious work, and lack of access to affordable food and resources. We want to ensure that isolated … Read More

Parkdale People’s Economy: 2020 Working Groups

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Throughout 2020, the Parkdale People’s Economy will be bringing together our working groups on a monthly basis for community visioning and collaboration! The gatherings will provide a space for community members to learn about the Parkdale Community Plan and move forward our priority actions for the year. At our formal work sessions, we will be providing free food, childcare, Tibetan translation … Read More

Parkdale Community Wealth Building Report

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Download the Parkdale Community Wealth Building Report. The Community Wealth Building report is a year-long research study conducted by the Community Finance Working Group with support from the Metcalf Foundation that set out to explore how impact investing could be used at a community level to support local objectives for shared wealth and equitable development. The report advances critical thinking … Read More

University Health Network: Community Benefits Campaign

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Over the past two years, the Parkdale People’s Economy has been convening the local anchor institutions in Parkdale – University Health Network (UHN), Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and St. Joseph’s Health Centre – to discuss opportunities for local inclusive hiring, purchasing, and investments in the neighbourhood with the aim of improving social determinants of health, such as … Read More

Job Posting: Community Research Coordinator.

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The Parkdale People’s Economy is hiring for a new part-time position! The Community Research Coordinator will lead a new community-based research project focusing on the intersections of decent work and affordable housing. Please submit a cover letter and a resume by March 15th, 2019 at 6PM, with “Parkdale People’s Economy: Community Research Coordinator” in the subject line, to mzayas@parc.on.ca.

Parkdale People’s Economy: 2019 Working Groups

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Throughout 2019, the Parkdale People’s Economy will be bringing together our working groups on a monthly basis for community visioning and collaboration! The gatherings will provide a space for community members to learn about the Parkdale Community Plan and move forward our priority actions for the year. At our formal work sessions, we will be providing free food, childcare, Tibetan translation … Read More