Business Community

Business Community

  • Practice inclusive hiring
  • Work to reduce barriers to employment
  • Examine hiring practices that may raise barriers e.g. criminal records
  • Value lived experience in your organization or business
  • Collaborate and work with those in the community who provide training programs e.g. Loyalist College Elevate PLUS 
  • Learn more about becoming a Living Wage provider
  • Share poverty awareness with business partners and chambers
  • Offer permanent year-round employment
  • Be flexible and understanding of your employee’s childcare and transportation needs
  • Fundraise or donate to local initiatives or a community program to help support families or individuals
  • When providing your service in a rural area that may be underdeveloped think about becoming a part of your community. Get to know your neighbours and their skills, inspire them and help them become entrepreneurs. Support the local economy.
  • Review A Guide for Businesses Reducing Poverty

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