for Women's Economic Well-Being along the Sunshine Coast.
Local women, community organizations, businesses and governments are invited to help:
- Identify challenges and priorities for improving women’s economic well-being
- Write a draft community plan by early 2013.
- Implement key priorities of the plan, with local women, through pilot projects.
- Revise the plan based on lessons- learned.
- Ensure that The Progress Plan will have a positive impact on women’s economic well-being now and in the long term.
The Progress Plan is funded by the Status of Women Canada and is run in partnership between the Sunshine Coast Community Resource Centre and Sunshine Coast Community Services Society.The following organizations also provide advice and guidance via The Progress Plan Advisory Group:
- Sunshine Coast Community Resource Centre
- Sunshine Coast Community Services Society
- Sunshine Coast Community Futures
- Sunshine Coast Credit Union
- School District No. 46
- Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD)
- Capilano University
- Tourism and business leaders
Women and community groups, from all areas of Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) from Langdale to Egmont, BC are invited to share feedback and get involved.
TIMELINE: Community planning began in June 2012 and will end in March 2015.
The Progress Plan is seeking feedback from local women & organizations in the following ways:
- Online via a Sunshine Coast resident survey, service providers survey and other tools at www.progressplan.ca
- Informational interviews with key informants
- Consultation with the advisory group
- Focus groups, public meetings and community conversations
- Complete a draft community plan.
SPRING 2013 to WINTER 2015
- Implement Pilot Projects to try-out new ways of addressing women’s priorities on the Coast.
- Revise the draft plan based on lessons- learned.
- The Progress Plan will be complete and can be used to benefit local women and Sunshine Coast communities in the long term.
We want to hear from you!
Tell other Sunshine Coast women!
Please talk to other local women about The Progress Plan and share this information on facebook, twitter and in other ways.