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Updates from Atkinson’s community of partners, collaborators and allies.


5 May 21
The Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust has protected 36 units of affordable housing through the Preserve and Protect program, backed by investors including the Atkinson Foundation. Read more >
8 Mar 21
Armine Yalnizyan, the Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers, has been appointed to a federal government Task Force on Women in the Economy. Read more >
23 Nov 20
Sonia Aviles, an organizer with the Migrant Workers Alliance for Change, has been named one of Chatelaine's 2020 Women of the Year. Read more >
27 Oct 20
The Atkinson Foundation is among the first to commit to investing in a historic partnership between the Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust (PNLT) and the Vancity Community Investment Bank (VCIB) to defend affordable rental housing for residents of Toronto's Parkdale neighbourhood. Read more >
11 Jun 20
Award-winning journalist Stephanie Nolen will investigate the structural issues that created the conditions for the COVID-19 crisis and the public policy solutions required to address them. Read more >
17 Apr 20
The Toronto Star's Shree Paradkhar has won two Amnesty International Canada Media Awards for her 2018-2019 Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy series called Education Without Oppression. Read more >
20 Mar 20
These relentless decent work organizers and advocates are looking out for the lives and livelihoods of workers during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more >
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