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February 28, 2024

Empowering the Next Generation of Black Leaders

Highlights from the panel discussion at the Black Leadership and Recognition Breakfast Event about creating more equitable communities.

February 13, 2024

Our Love Letter to Community

This is our love letter to the incredible people, neighbourhoods and communities at the heart of our mission.

December 17, 2023

4 places to donate winter coats in the GTA

These organizations are making sure people who can't afford cold-weather gear stay warm this winter

June 09, 2023

Affordable housing resoundingly top issue of Toronto mayoral race

This opinion piece by President and CEO of United Way Greater Toronto Daniele Zanotti and CEO of Daily Bread Food Bank Neil Hetherington was originally published on toronto.com on June 8, 2023.

March 02, 2023

6 leaders share how we can #EmbraceEquity in the GTA

This International Women’s Day, we asked local female leaders how we can foster gender equity in the GTA

February 17, 2023

Building a Better Ontario Can Start with this Budget

Ontario is seeing rapid growth. Our budget recommendations will help ensure the community services are in place so everyone prospers.

February 03, 2023

Booming GTA can still embrace “truly inclusive communities”

The GTA is booming with development and revitalization projects, but that growth doesn't have to come at the expense of local communities.

January 20, 2023

Islamophobia is still present in our communities, but there is hope

ISNA Canada’s Elaaf Siddiqui shares her perspective on Islamophobia today and the inspiration she gets from Muslim youth

May 27, 2022

Beyond the pandemic – where do you want the next four years to take us?

Investment in a strong and sustainable community services sectors is vital to our shared future – and not just to respond to urgent and basic needs. But also, to tackle the most troubling systemic issues -- where poverty, geography and equity intersect, -- that limit the full capacity of our communities today and rob our province of potential for the future.

July 20, 2021

What is social capital and why does it matter

Social capital is not just a nice to have, but a must have. Learn more about this critical connective tissue that makes communities safer for all

December 23, 2020

What is intergenerational trauma and how do you heal from it?

Breaking the cycle of trauma has Indigenous peoples in Canada working through more than 150 years of hurt.