Resources & Publications
IN OUR COMMUNITY SINCE 1970
Resources & Publications The CDCD regularly produces reports and resources on our research and community development work. These reports cover a variety of locally relevant topics and range from research reports to policy analysis and community data profiles.
In this section you will also find information on reports and resources created by our partner organizations across Durham Region and the Province of Ontario that are relevant to our work and current issues facing Durham communities.
The most recently added resources are listed below. For a complete list of available publications and resources please use the link headings above.
If you cannot find what you are looking for, either a report or data, please feel free to contact Ben Earle, the Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (905)-686-2661, ext.115.
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- This report attempts to unpack the gaps and barriers within Durham Region’s services and resources for the LGBTQ community through an analysis of the data gathered from the Prideline Durham Online Survey. This report provides direction in developing best practices for improving the quality of positive spaces and services for the LGBTQ community.
- Beginning in 2009, the Community Development Council Durham set out to better understand poverty in the Region of Durham by moving beyond the available quantitative data and statistics to examine the qualitative experiences of those who live in poverty. The purpose of this project was to develop a local assessment of the experience of poverty in Durham in a way that could inform local policy and service practice while also contributing to provincial and federal dialogue on poverty amelioration and eradication.
- The CDCD in partnership with the Durham Local Diversity and Immigration Partnership Council (LDIPC), undertook community research, in the form of individual interviews, to find out about perceptions of and expereinces with immigration by immigrants, non-immigrants and local social service delivery organziations.
- Describes best practices and considerations for integrated service delivery at a local level, including findings from interviews with social service organizations in Durham Region.
- This report, released Monday August 16th 2010, provides a social profile of North Durham and Clarington and summarizes the feedback gathered from focus groups and interviews with local agencies and community members on the needs and expectations for future social planning and research.