You Can Create Change!

Helping individuals living in poverty by building relationships

Would you like to become a Circles Ally volunteer and offer friendship, coaching, emotional and practical support to someone living in poverty as they move forward into financial stability? Circles Sudbury focuses on supporting individuals and their families as they work through their action plan for future economic sustainability.

Are you ready to exit poverty? Join Circles Sudbury!

Learn more about what Circles Sudbury and Circles Leader Training can do to support you while you work on your plan to exit poverty.

Starting a conversation about poverty

Bridges out of Poverty workshops invite participants to look at poverty differently by exploring the experiences and realities of people living in poverty in contrast with those people living in middle and upper income.

Everyone has a role to play in poverty reduction

Learn more about the poverty reduction initiatives in our community by viewing our interactive story map.

You Can Create Change

No one should be at risk of poor health because of their social and economic circumstances. The You Can Create Change campaign aims to demonstrate how everyone can create change in their community to achieve health equity.

What can I do?

Get informed

Start a conversation

Vote!

Governments and elections play an important role in shaping policies that impact all aspects of our lives, including our health. When you vote, you register your opinion on how you think the government should operate. It’s your right.

Decide how you will vote by:

Get involved, volunteer, and give back

Volunteering is an essential part of any strong community. Helping others and giving back to society creates a sense of belonging, improves community connections and can improve overall community health. A little time and compassion are all you need to help make your community a better place.

Your actions can make a difference in someone’s life.

There are many ways to get involved in your community. Talk with the organizations you are most interested in about volunteering. Public Health Sudbury & Districts’ welcomes volunteers of all ages and abilities. We also recruit volunteers for the Circles Sudbury program.

Other ways you can contribute to a thriving community are:

2016 Public Health Champions Award: You Can Create Change

The 2016 Public Health Champions Award focused on the theme of You Can Create Change. The award was presented to a community member, Monique Mercier, and the organization Our Children, Our Future.


This item was last modified on November 15, 2019