Domestic Abuse-Rural Barriers in Oxford County (Summary)
This factsheet summarizes the findings from research on rural barriers to accessing domestic abuse services. From interviews with 26 stakeholders and review of the literature, strengths, barriers and recommendations are highlighted.
View the full report here: http://spcoxford.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/SPCO_rural_barriers_factsheet_web2.pdf
Poverty In Oxford-Policy Factsheet
“We’ve Made Some Progress in Reducing Poverty: OXFORD CAN’T STOP NOW”
Social Planning Council Oxford has released a factsheet on the progress that has been made in reducing poverty in Oxford County (October 2019). The factsheet shows that policy and adequate funding matter, as demonstrated through the introduction of the Canada Child Benefit and enhancement to the Guaranteed Income Supplement for seniors. Leaders and voters can make a difference.
View the full report here: http://spcoxford.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Poverty-Policy-Factsheet-Oct-2019.pdf
Non-Profits Thriving in a "VUCA" World Factsheet
“Non-Profits Thriving in a ‘VUCA’ World: Reflections on Leading in a World of Rapid, Unpredictable Change”
VUCA is an acronym to describe the current state of our society as volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Social Planning Council Oxford has released a factsheet (October 2019) for non-profit and community leaders on this topic to understand how VUCA impacts their organizations and offers action steps and further reading to thrive in this current environment.
“Leadership in a VUCA World moves away from planning ahead to strategizing-making active and deliberate change”- (La Piana, 2018).
View the full report here: http://spcoxford.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/VUCA-Factsheet-October-2019.pdf
Fact Sheet on Predatory Lending Dec. 2017
The Social Planning Council – Oxford is committed to providing the citizens of Oxford County information and education to improve the well being of all members of our community, as in this case, about income inequality. Alternative financial institutions, often called payday loans, engage in predatory lending practices. This report is designed to provide information about predatory lending and the effects of alternative financial institutions on vulnerable populations in Oxford County.
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Social Planning Council Oxford
447 Hunter Street
Woodstock, ON Canada
phone: (226) 228-0539
The goal of the Social Planning Council Oxford is to bring people together to actively participate in social development to improve the quality of life of Oxford County residents.