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Launch Event

JF&CS invites you to join the launch of our 
Centre of Service and Program Excellence for Poverty

The Centre of Service and Program Excellence for Poverty is a cross-sectoral initiative made up of community partners seeking to advance our work as it relates to people experiencing poverty. Our efforts are focused on capacity-building through the co-creation and transfer of knowledge, strengthening our community of systems, and utilizing emerging and evidence-informed practices to increase the effectiveness of service delivery.

Join us for a panel discussion, workshops, and networking on Tuesday, May 7, 2019


8:30am - 9:00am

Registration and Light Breakfast

9:00am - 3:15pm


9:00am - 12:15pm


Prosserman JCC, Room 211

4588 Bathurst St

Toronto, ON | M2R 3V2

This event is ideal for stakeholders who are a part of the agencies, services, and systems
that touch people who experience poverty.

Morning Panel and Audience Discussion: Emerging trends in Poverty and Service Delivery

Lesley McMillan, Director of Program Innovation, A Way Home Canada

Subhra Mukherjee, Founder, Sai Dham Food Bank, Peel

Barry Corbitt, Peer Support Worker, John Howard Society of Toronto, Reintegration Services

Sascha Gurwitz, Poverty Reduction Worker, Jewish Family & Child


Afternoon Workshops (concurrent):

City of Toronto: How to effectively use the Wellbeing Toronto website

Dr. Janet Murray: Implementing the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework in service delivery

JF&CS: Implementing Financial Empowerment programs in service delivery


Certificate of Completion will be provided to all participants who attend for the full day

Cost: Free

Kosher Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks Provided | Free Parking | Fully Accessible Setting

For more information, please contact Julie Borst by email or at 416.638.7800 x 6292

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