Keep up to date with the Community Action Initiative news & updates below.
The Community Action Initiative provides grant and training opportunities for community-based organizations across BC to develop and deliver innovative projects that respond to the needs of individuals and families experiencing mental health and/or substance use challenges.
This month, Malcolm Tourangeau and Chris Livingstone joined us at the CAI office to answer questions about their work as members of CAI’s Overdose Prevention and Education Network (OPEN) Evaluation[...]
In 2018, Pathways Addictions Centre received a grant from CAI’s Promoting a Healthy Drinking Culture in BC initiative to host community dialogues that focus on moderate risk drinking. This funding[...]
In January 2019, Shelagh Turner took the position of co-chair for Community Action Initiative’s Leadership Council (LC). Shelagh has over 25 years of leadership experience in the non-profit sector and[...]
Wilkinson and Pickett Recently, some of the CAI team attended the launch of the book The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone’s Well-Being at UBC[...]
The Canadian Drug Policy Coalition (CDPC) is launching a ground-breaking engagement initiative across Canada. Over the next three years, they will be working with communities to improve public understanding of drug[...]
Project Manager, Community Action Grants About the Community Action Initiative (CAI) The Community Action Initiative (CAI) was created to support community-led projects that promote mental health, prevent substance use problems[...]