“The Social Planning Council of Williams Lake and Area (SPC) is an open forum to facilitate and share information, programs, projects, issues and connections. Our mandate is to inform, recognize, and celebrate social developments to City Council, organizations and public citizens.” Funding support is received by the City of Williams Lake and the TNC United Way.
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What is The Social Planning Council?
o Monthly Meetings: Attend meetings with guest speakers from within the community &/or presentations at each meeting. We currently meet the fourth Monday of every month (excluding summer) at City Hall with light lunch by donation.
o Facebook & Email Group: Utilize the network on Facebook. Start discussions, learn about & share upcoming community events, projects and meetings. If you don’t use Facebook, then join the email network instead.
o Inform City Council:The SPC provides reports to City Council regularly and the City keeps the SPC informed. Use the network and have your voices heard.
Strategic Direction of the Social Planning Council of Williams Lake & Area:
o Poverty Reduction and the local Living Wage Campaign.
o Community Collaboration and Networking.
o Retention and Succession of residents within the Area.
Community Social Planning:
o Supports communities in building an integrated approach to complex problems that take into account social, economic, and environmental concerns.
o Maximizes the effectiveness of often scarce resources by working to reduce duplication, overlap and competition.
o Provides an ongoing forum for communication, coordination and conflict resolution.
Friday, January 8, 2016
Next SPC Meeting is on Jan 25th 2016 at 11:30 am
Next SPC Meeting is on Jan 25, 2016 from 11:30 am - 1 pm The
next Social Planning Council meeting is scheduled for Monday Jan 25th
from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at the City of Williams Lake's downstairs
Boardroom (Rick Hansen Boardroom). At this meeting we will hear two
Presenters: Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy
will be presenting first in celebration of National Literacy Week to
talk about their one on one PAL (Partner Assisted Learning) program,
followed by Q&A
BC Housing First Project presentation by Anne Burrill will be presenting second followed by Q&A.
will be available by donation and please bring a harcopy (or email in
advance) any round table updates you would like to share.
See you Monday the 25th, and remember to
send your updates anytime to firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Memberships are due
membership is greatly appreciated and shows your support for the work
that gets done by everyone around the Social Planning Council table. To
the left is a form you can download, print and then send in (or bring it
to the next SPC Monthly Meeting on Jan 25th - see details below).