Imagine. A Healthy Community.

Healthy lifestyles. A vibrant economy. Affordable housing. Protected parks & green space. Accessible community services. Thriving neighbourhoods. Clean air and water. A sustainable environment. Ethnic and cultural diversity. Healthy public policy. Engaged citizens. A healthy community is all of this, and more.

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Eugene Eric Kim on Enhancing a Culture of Learning with Experimentation

Eugene Eric Kim on Enhancing a Culture of Learning with Experimentation

Nov 02nd, 2016

At BC Healthy Communities we have been asking ourselves how we can enhance our culture of learning so we are continuously learning and improving our work to have the greatest impact. We recently had the chance to talk to Eugene Eric Kim about what he’s learned in his work supporting organizat...

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Collective Impact Initiative Helps Feed Students

Collective Impact Initiative Helps Feed Students

Oct 24th, 2016

Many households around BC are struggling to feed their kids regular, nutritious meals. Schools often provide meal programs for kids during school hours – but still see kids arriving hungry. BC Healthy Communities is helping community partners to work together to try new ways of ensuring studen...

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Deadline Extended: Call For Proposals: Host the Fall 2017 Cities Fit for Children Summit

Deadline Extended: Call For Proposals: Host the Fall 2017 Cities Fit for Children Summit

The deadline for applications to host the Cities Fit for Children Summit has been extended to 4:30pm on November 21st, 2016. We are very pleased to announce our call for proposals for the sixth Cities Fit for Children Summit. Cities Fit for Children is a biennial conference that brings together mu...

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Change for the Audacious:  A Doer\'s Guide by Steve Waddell

Change for the Audacious: A Doer's Guide by Steve Waddell

Nov. 8, 2016 in The Read
This new book focuses on approaching enormous global challenges from the perspective of creating a future that is not just "sustainable", but also flourishing.  Steve Waddell suggests that the challenges of issues such as climate chang...
The Read: Lean Startups for Social Change

The Read: Lean Startups for Social Change

Oct. 19, 2016 in The Read
“There’s a new way to change the world,” writes social entrepreneur Michel Gelobter. It's called the lean startup—but it’s not just for new ventures. It’s been revolutionizing businesses of all ages for y...
Growing Impact - Learning and Leadership Cohort Launched

Growing Impact - Learning and Leadership Cohort Launched

Sep. 16, 2016 in Articles
How do communities innovate to increase their impact on complex issues in their communities?” Four communities from distinct health authorities are working to grow their impact through the inaugural healthy communities learning and l...
4Jan

Planning for Aging Well Workshop: South Vancouver

@ Room #117, Sunset Community Centre 6810 Main St, Vancouver Jan. 4th 4:30pm - 8:30pm FREE
Planning for Aging Well Workshop:  South Vancouver

This is a free workshop with a light dinner provided, presented by BC Healthy Communities Society (BCHC) in collaboration with South Vancouver Neighbourhood House. This initiative is supported by the Province of British Columbia.

To join us, register here!