- From 503 notes from September 14, 2008: Local initiatives - winter employment (for seasonal workers)
- From Shared Space Chapter 1 - Reaching for Resilience: Social health is a !Indicator | Indicators | measuring | metrics | indicator | indicators | Measured | trends | baseline | status | profile of a healthy economy. Healthy communities create stability, create networks of trust, foster learning and networking, and are critical for innovation. They attract skilled workers, who are critical to competitiveness. They are therefore recognised as the "engines of nations," and it is important to develop quality of life factors and provide social infrastructure. This includes addressing issues such as racial tension, poverty, employment and housing issues, social exclusion. drug abuse and domestic violence.
- From MW150121 - Transformed by Community Economic Development.pdf: Southwest Montréal - from an industrial centre to poverty. PEP and RESO successful intervention through citizen engagement: socio-economic partners - organization must be composed of voting | vote | democracy | !democratic | election representatives of different sectors of the community (four from business, four from community based organization | community organization | community based organizations, two union Leader | lead | leading, two associate members known for their influence, board grew to include local institutions, residence and elected municipal officials), committees and forums, AGM; Collaboration: supporting key community projects, economic, employment and recreation tourist plans; employment support and advice to entrepreneur | entrepreneurship, maintain industrial zoning, networking between businesses, workshops for training, secondary school for adults developed with industrial | factory, unions and literacy organizations.
- From Shared Space Chapter 1 - Reaching for Resilience: The opportunity cluster provides an investment in employment related skills. Activities and organizations stem from collective entrepreneurship, creation of development accounts, learning bonds, home ownership, and financial assets, and are guided by principals of democratic engagement and shared profit.
- From MW150126 - The Political Imperative.pdf: Social economies ( community sector): aim to serve their members/community, instead of just profit; not private or public; democratic and participatory for users and workers; priority to people and employment rather than Capital in the distribution of revenue and surplus; based on principals of participation, empowering | enabling, individual and collective responsibility.
- From Shared Space Chapter 2 - Organizing for complexity: A statement of objectives is required. In support of this, the OECD's publication Society at a Glance: OECD Social Indicators organizes trends such as asylum seekers, suicides, divorce, employment, incarceration, gender wage gaps in four categories: human health, enhanced self-sufficiency, greater social inclusion, and greater equity of outcome - which correspond to the clusters of sustenance, adaptation, engagement and opportunity.
- From MW150126 - The Political Imperative.pdf: 1996 Summit on the Economy and Employment. Chantier de l'économie sociale (task force for the social economy). Six months for job creation strategies.
- From Transforming or Reforming Capitalism - Chapter 3 - Lamb "Towards an Economic Theory of Community Economic Development": Cohesiveness may not exist and may need to be created for collective action. An expectation exists that individuals respond to economic disadvantage by seeking gains through the political system. Those who have more to gain, such as job training or employment, are considered more likely to participate. Individuals weigh benefits of participating in collective actions against the costs of participation. Benefits include public and private benefits, personal satisfaction, actualization or entertainment, or concern for others.
- From Transforming or Reforming Capitalism - Chapter 3 - Lamb "Towards an Economic Theory of Community Economic Development": A cost-benefit analysis illustrates that financially un-viable projects may be socially viable if the market does not consider the true costs and benefits, including employment at below market costs. Shadow prices are subsituted, as well as to land and unemployed capital.
- From MW150107 - Common Ground.pdf - Social Economy & CED: Economic tasks - local equity and ownership, accessible credit, readiness for job creation, plan, research and advocate, infrastructure
- From Shared Space - Chapter 3 - Working in the Shared Space: Building knowledge for different interventions requires a focus on different clusters; affordable housing, homeless and income security conforms to sustenance; child care, social networks and literacy to adaptation; recreation, cultural expression or local decision-making to engagement; skills training, employment and asset creation to the opportunities cluster.