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Community Development Education and Outreach

Community development helps to build capacity in local communities and support the active engagement and participation of all citizens. Community development provides an effective model for bringing and community partners together. Through LIRN BC (Learning Initiative for Rural and Northern BC) and through our CDE (Community Development
Education) program, SPARC BC co-designs and delivers workshops on a wide range of topics as well as produces SPROUT resource guides and publications to provide tools for social change.

LIRN BC - Learning Initiatives for Rural and Northern BC

LIRN BC (Learning Initiatives for Rural & Northern BC)

Learning Initiatives for Rural and Northern BC (LIRN) is a collaborative approach to building on the capacity of rural, remote and northern BC communities. Services offered by LIRN BC include the co-design of...

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CDE (Community Development Education)

The Community Development Education (CDE) program is organized according to a place-based learning paradigm and is guided by adult education principles.

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SPROUT: Resources for Social Change

SPROUT: Resources for Social Change

SPROUT is a collection of resources to help create change in communities.

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Community Data Program

The Community Data Program (CDP) was established by CCSD as a gateway for municipalities and community sector organizations to access customized tables from Statistics Canada.

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Michael Clague

See a collection of Community Development resources by former SPARC BC Executive Director, Michael Clague.

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Capacity Building Resources

With funding provided through the BC Healthy Living Alliance, SPARC BC assisted in compiling an inventory of resource guides...

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