By Marianne Hladun
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Manitoba office (CCPA – MB) is an independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social, economic and environmental justice.
The Manitoba Research Alliance (MRA) is a group of academic researchers, students, and community and government partners producing community-based research on solutions to Indigenous and inner-city poverty. The MRA, hosted by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba, has held three successful Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grants and has been successful on a fourth partnership grant “Community-Driven Solutions to Poverty: Challenges and Possibilities”, to begin July, 2020.
The Project Coordinator of the MRA is an employee of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Manitoba office and oversees the administration of the MRA SSHRC grant and funds. This is a full time position (35 hours/ week) for the life of the grant (seven year term position).
For Immediate Release (Winnipeg): The Manitoba Research Alliance (MRA) is proud to announce it has been awarded at $2.5 million, seven year, partnership grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to study how complex poverty is perpetuated, and the steps that must be taken to build the social and political power to reduce complex poverty.
By Brianne Goertzen