Social Justice Drop in Club

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The Social Justice Group, known as the Lanark County Community Action Network (LCCAN) seeks to foster the empowerment of people living in poverty and their allies, who wish to have their voices heard, through collective organizing and action. Participants meet to discuss current events & social justice issues and to work together to create positive change within the community. This club is geared to lower income community members, but allies are also welcome.  
LCCAN meets at the Table on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday mornings of each month.  Breakfast is from 9:30-10, with the meeting going from 10-11:30/12.   Meetings at this time have a focus on the issue of housing, a continuation of the Housing Outreach Campaign that LC/CAN has been working on since January 2016. Since location and times may vary due to activities and events the group is participating in, please check the Table calendar of events to find out which weeks the group is meeting at a different time or place..

If you are interested in more information about, or in  joining the Lanark County CAN meetings, or need transportation help to attend please contact Ramsey at 613-267-6428 x8.

The Table CFC - Social Justice

Social Justice Initiatives


If you could talk to the next federal government about food in your community, what would you say?

Eat Think Vote is a campaign that gathers community members across Canada to speak with federal candidates ahead of the upcoming election. Our goal is to make sure that food is an election issue, and that the incoming government develops policy that encourages a food system where no one goes hungry, where food is healthy, and that is sustainable. The focus for this campaign is food security, while also making room for
conversations on other food topics.

On Wednesday October 16th, 6pm - 8pm, join the conversation in Perth at The Table Community Food Centre following our community meal to discuss the food issues that matter to Canadians, and specifically to members of our community.

- The Table Community Food Centre is located in Perth at 190 Gore St. East. We are an accessible facility and welcome all community members for the meal and discussion

- The event is co-hosted by Coral Sproule, The Table's Youth Food Skills Coordinator, and Youssef Sawan, The Table's Advocacy Coordinator, with Ayla Fenton as a guest facilitator and policy advisor. We also welcome Meaghan Winegarden, Elections Canada Community Relations Officer, to be part of the conversation and answer any questions on how to vote and participate in the upcoming election.

- Food for thought: all candidates and community members are invited to join us for our Community Meal which is served from 4:30-6pm before we dive deeper into the discussion following the meal at 6:15pm-8pm

For more information on the campaign, visit or contact Coral or Youssef at 613-267-6428 (ext. 26 or ext. 4 respectively) or or


Are you interested in acquiring a microloan or grant to start up or buy items for your business? Meet up with other enterprising women to network and learn about PARO's peer lending circles, successful in Northern Ontario for 24 years and now available in Eastern Ontario. Form networking/peer lending circles with other enterprising women that meet monthly in order to further your business goals. As a PARO entrepreneur you will have free access to a one-on-one business counsellor and more.

A second session is scheduled for Tuesday, September 24th, 7pm to 8:30pm.



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