National CED News: November 27, 2014

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National CED News

Help Set Our 2015 Policy Priorities!

In anticipation of the 2015 federal election, CCEDNet's Policy Council has updated our policy priorities and we are seeking your input. Join Diana Jedig and David LePage on January 9th for a webinar where you'll have the opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed new priorities, and consider strategies for getting CED into party platforms for the federal election in 2015. Read more and register >>

Get to Know Your CED Neighbours

Visitors to CCEDNet's website can now learn more about our members and contact them directly by browsing the new CCEDNet Member Map. Read more >>

Ethiquette Promotes CED Initiatives for Responsible Investment

CCEDNet members ACEM, the St. John Community Loan Fund and Manitoba’s Jubilee Fund are featured on Ethiquette, the first independent, bilingual platform intended for individual investors. The newly launched web platform offers information on the full spectrum of responsible investment strategies and products available in Canada. Read more >>

Call for Papers for C2UExpo

The C2UExpo (Community, College, University Exposition) 2015 Conference, which will be held in Ottawa, from May 26th - 29th, 2015 is calling for papers until December 12th. Read more >>

Two CCEDNet members invited to the 2nd World Human Rights Forum

CCEDNet members Yvon Poirier and Ethel Côté will participate in the second edition of the World Human Rights Forum planned for November 27th to 30th, 2014 in Marrakesh, Morocco.
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Nominations for Credit Union Superstars

Is there an initiative or someone at your credit union that deserves Award Winning recognition? Credit Union Central of Canada (CUCC) wants to hear from you! Deadline January 30th. Read more >>

Social and Solidarity Economy: A Rising Force?

As the outline of the post-2015 agenda becomes clearer, and sustainable development goals (SGDs) are defined, many actors now ask the question: how are we going to implement the new SDGs? And how does the social and solidarity economy fit in? Read more >>

Recognizing Contributions to Social Planning & Social Justice in BC

Do you know an individual/organization that has made a significant contribution to social planning and social justice in BC? Nominate them for a Deryck Thomson Award! Read more >>

CCEDNet: Now in Your Pocket

Until recently, anyone who tried to browse our website on a handheld device was frustrated pretty quickly. Good news!  We made some improvements, and the website should now be navigable on your phone. That means you can access the latest news, jobs, events, resources, and even find CCEDNet members near you (using our new member map), wherever you are. Let us know what you think!

CED Resources

New Webinar Recordings Available!

The Canadian CED Network in Ontario and partners recently presented six stories of social enterprise in three engaging webinars. These webinars focussed on the topics of Developing Multiple Enterprises, Shared Space Models, and Municipal Support of Social Enterprise. If you missed these sessions, don't worry - you can still access the recordings.  Read more >>

Social finance and credit unions

The purpose of this System Brief is to show credit unions the opportunities within social finance to develop strategies to grow their business and to further enhance their competitive advantage in the financial services market place. Read more >>

Community Heart & Soul Field Guide

This approach is a step-by-step process that will get people to participate in making decisions and taking action to improve the place where they live, work, learn, and play. Read more >>

Worker Co-operative Development in Saskatchewan

This study examines the potential for a stronger and more significant worker co-operative sector in Saskatchewan and probes some of the barriers that hinder its development. Read more >>

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Events Calendar

Rural Community Development Webinars: Guru Session with Adrian Banford
November 26 | Webinar

Free Evaluation Consulting Day for Nonprofits
November 27 | Toronto, ON

LITE's Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast
November 28 | Winnipeg, MB

Social Enterprise Workshop
November 28 | Toronto, ON

The Role of Philanthropy in Rural Development
November 28 | Guelph, ON and online

Build & Grow Your Social Enterprise CCEDNet Event
December 2 | Winnipeg, MB

Social Enterprise Workshop - Online
December 2 | Webinar

Rural Community Development Webinars: Guru Session with Hildy Gottlieb
December 3 | Webinar

Lessons from Partners for a Competitive Workforce
December 3 | Webinar

"Fair Chance" Practices to Support Employment of People with Criminal Records
December 4 | Webinar

A New Anchor Mission for a New Century
December 4 | Webinar

Policy and Practice Lessons from WRTP/BIG STEP
December 4 | Webinar

What Research Tells Us about Negotiating the U.S. Labor Market with a Criminal Record
December 5 | Webinar

Improving Employment Outcomes for People with Criminal Records
December 5 | Webinar

Manitoba Rural Economic Structure and Trends: An update
December 8 | Webinar

Shaping a New Narrative for a New Economy
December 8 | Webinar

Lessons from JobsFirstNYC’s Young Adult Sectoral Employment Project (YASEP)
December 9 | Webinar

Vertical Resilience and Community Renewal
December 9 | Webinar

Nonprofit Leadership: Seizing the Opportunity of Changing Times
December 10 | Webinar

Lessons from Per Scholas and District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund
December 10 | Webinar

Policy Lessons from the Alliance for Quality Career Pathways
December 11 | Webinar

Lessons from Toward's Employment's WorkAdvance Initiative
December 11 | Webinar

Policy Priorities for CED CCEDNet Event
January 9 | Webinar

Why Community Engagement and Process Matter in Collective Impact
January 20 | Webinar

Check our website for more event listings.

CED Jobs

Northern and Indigenous Program Youth Liaison
Food Matters Manitoba
December 1 | Winnipeg, MB

Policy & Performance Measurement Specialist
Ontario Trillium Foundation
December 1 | Toronto, ON

Building Belonging Program Coordinator
Spence Neighbourhood Association
December 5 | Winnipeg, NB

Community Developer
Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton
January 5 | Hamilton, ON

Check our website for more job listings.
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