The Jesuit Forum for Social Faith and Justice is a Toronto-based initiative of the english speaking Jesuits of Canada. It offers an open space for people of goodwill to meet, build relationships and create communities of solidarity through a process of communal discernment. It continues in a new form the mission of the Jesuit Centre for Social Faith and Justice, founded in 1979.
The eSAC project (whose acronym is the spanish version of Public eHealth Innovation and Equity In Latin America and the Caribbean), is a research project aiming at improving the health of disadvantaged groups and contributing to the advancement of equity in health in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), by nurturing and promoting Public eHealth innovation.
"Canadians for Tax Fairness promotes a progressive tax system, based on ability to pay, to fund the public services and programs required to meet our social, economic and environmental needs."
Yeah, you read it right - tax me! Fortunately, the tide is shifting away from Stephen "I don’t believe that any taxes are good taxes" Harper and crony-capitalism masquerading as fiscal conservatism. Maybe even back to responsible socially-concerned governments!
PACE Independent Living is a Toronto based Charity that provides programs and services to support people with physical disabilities. PACE is Leading and innovating to advance the quality of programs and services to support people with physical disabilities to live independently. If you've not heard from them yet: check out their new Drupal 7 website!
Founded in 2001, the Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Council North America is a non-profit association consisting of companies and organizations that deliver video, Internet and/or voice services over high-bandwidth, next-generation, direct fiber optic connections - as well as those involved in planning and building FTTH networks.
La Leche League Canada’s mission is to encourage, promote and provide mother-to-mother breastfeeding support and educational opportunities as an important contribution to the health of children, families and society.
This was a refugee project: previous developers had not delivered after nearly 18 months and a sizeable amount of money. Karin picked up the pieces and sought out Alan to provide hosting, server administration/security services as well as expert advise and direction.
Established in 1956, United Way Toronto is a charity working to advance the common good and create opportunities for a better life for everyone in our city.
Days of Caring is one of the United Way's Community Connections programs, providing opportunities to the public for hands-on experience supporting a membership agency. Participating organizations choose which United Way agencies to support and their employees sign up for volunteer participation in various programs.
Earthsharing Canada is a new organization, part of the international grassroots movement advocating revenue-neutral tax shifting off consumption and income taxes and onto site rental, resource rental, and pollution levies. Untaxing the productive economy creates wealth while taxing nature conserves the planet.
The Rosenberg Fund for Children (RFC) was started by Robert Meeropol, who was orphaned at age six when his parents, Ethel & Julius Rosenberg, were executed at the height of the McCarthy Era. RFC is a non-profit, public foundation that makes grants to aid children in the U.S. whose parents are targeted, progressive activists. They also assist youth who themselves have been targeted as a result of their progressive activities.
The Toronto Fringe Festival attracts over 60,000 attendees each year to 150 productions at approximately 30 venues over 12 days each summer. This event is non-juried to provide equal opportunity for artists and community members from all walks of life to present their work to an enthusiastic and supportive audience.
The Patients’ Association of Canada (PAC) was started in June 2007 out of the experience of a number of patients in their contacts with the health system. The perspective that links and unifies all of them is the deep belief that the health care system can be enhanced if the patient experience is acknowledged and integrated in efforts to improve it.
The Centre for Social Innovation is a social enterprise with a mission to catalyze social innovation in its home base of Toronto and around the globe. Begun in 2003, the centre has grown from a shared working space to a key part of Toronto's social enterprise movement, providing home, inspiration and cross-fertilization for hundreds of organizations with a social mission.
In 2007 in what many consider the breakthrough election for the Green Party of Ontario the party fielded a full slate of 107 candidates receiving over 8.0% up from 2.8% in the previous election. On election day the site had more than 20 000 visitors.
The Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN) is a network of networks that helps to build communication and coordination amongst nonprofit organizations working for the public benefit in Ontario. ONN brings together people and groups that want to work together to strengthen the nonprofit sector. The work is action focused creating opportunities for the emergence of new ideas flexibly responding to opportunities and needs as they arise.
The Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN) is a labour and women's rights organization that supports the efforts of workers in global supply chains to win improved wages and working conditions and a better quality of life. They're based in Toronto and have been around since the early 1990s.
The Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) is a non-profit public interest organization established in 1970 to use existing laws to protect the environment and to advocate environmental law reforms. CELA has a long history of involvement in some of the most important environmental litigation in Canada. As a legal aid clinic in Ontario client representation focuses on the needs of low income communities and citizen-based organizations working in the public interest.
The Waterhole is a website that highlights water protection issues in Ontario. It hosts a wide range of information, including detailed documents aimed at public interest groups to tips for saving water at home or at the cottage.
The Sierra Club Canada is one of North America’s oldest and most established environmental organizations. With thousands of members and supporters they have been safeguarding the environment and working towards a sustainable Canada for our future and the present. The national office was established in Ottawa in 1989.
Orgwise is a project of OCASI -- a coalition of agencies serving immigrants in Ontario. The site enables settlement organizations to self-assess themselves in terms of operations, human resources, governance and strategic leadership, and community engagement by leading them through a list of questions and presenting them an evaluation upon completion.