Campaigns Workplan

Goal 3: Lead in community benefits research and knowledge development and exchange.

Planning - Monthly Community Exchange Meetings
Research - Work with Fausto to develop York research partnership
Campaigns and Policy Group
Staffing - Hire new Community Benefits Organizer
TO Foundation Grant
City Toronto Community Benefits report summary
Grant - Work to develop a grant proposal for CRRF
Staffing - Hire PT Policy Researcher
Community Benefits - North America Jurisdictional Scan

Goal 2: Local community benefits organizing on track to achieving grassroots informed CBAs.

Regent Park - Support the RPNA Regent Park Community Benefits Coalition to negotiate and sign a Community Benefits Agreement with Toronto Community Housing (TCH) and Phase 4 + 5 Development Partner Tridel
Scarborough - Support ongoing organizing efforts with Scarborough Community Benefits Advocacy Committee members
Weston/Mt. Dennis - Support ongoing community benefits organizing efforts working closely with community partners, grassroots groups and residents associations
Golden Mile - Support the Golden Mile CB Steering Committee to support the final CBF and work with residents/community stakeholders to engage with Developers with upcoming projects
Waterfront TO - Work with community partners to ensure a CBA for the Quayside development project
Finalize Terms of Reference with TCHC and Regent Park CBC
Support the Regent Park Community Benefits Learning Series planning - 3 events
Regent Park - CBC presentations/research on tri-partie CBA's, Woodbine CBA and Toronto Development Process
Convene Community Benefits Ontario table
Host Downsview Community Benefits Information Session
Host community event in Moss Park to discuss Ontario Line impact and opportunities
Convene Moss Park Community Benefits Coalition
Support and inform final Golden Mile Community Benefits Framework document
Community Benefits Engagement Session - Weston Mount Dennis Eco Post Secondary Campus
Downsview Research - Downsview Park/Lands Resource Sheet
Resource Sheet - Mimico Lakeshore Go Station
Support in Developing deputation with Yan Chen from Scarborough Community Benefits Advocacy Committee to City
Downsview - Develop community benefits campaign strategy for Downsview federal project
Facilitate conversation to establish plan and framework for 2022 through consultation with the SCBAC.
Support implementing recommendations of Survey into the work of the SCBC and Advocacy committee.
Implement outreach strategy to maximize survey’s reach, and engage diverse communities within Scarborough.
Working with Scarborough Coalition Co-Chair to support in building capacity of advocacy committee through creation and distribution of Community Benefits Survey
Lawrence Heights - Support the formation of a resident-led organizing coalition to ensure residents voice at the decision making table with Toronto

Goal 1: CBA Policy Advocacy - TCBN recommendations influence CBA Policy strategy at all levels of government.

Housing Now - Ensure Community Benefits Agreements for large Housing Now projects
TCHC - Liaise with TCBN members, community partners and TCHC to develop community benefits opportunities for capital repairs projects
Metrolinx - Work with TCBN members, community partners and Metrolinx to ensure community benefits with hard targets on new transit projects
Liaise with Programs team to develop a Social Procurement event with TCHC
Finalize Webinar Series Planning and roll out - 6 events
Send community benefits and social procurement letter to federal departments
Meet with the federal Public Services and Procurement Department
Advocate for TCHC CBA policy across all revitalization projects
Support and inform CreateTO community benefits process
City Policy - Implement Campaign for City of Toronto Community Benefits Framework