CEDSAC envisions an inclusive community where all residents have the right to prosper and live full and rewarding lives.
The Community Economic Development Strategic Action Committee (CEDSAC) is a community backbone organization of 35+ individuals and community groups in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
CEDSAC helps CED actors, residents, and policy makers build a more vibrant and inclusive local economy by:
- Engaging and supporting individuals in the employment continuum and increasing their personal incomes
- Building civic and governance leadership capacity among low-income residents
- Redirecting economies to ensure there are local jobs, affordable goods and economical spaces for the low-income population
- Resident leadership
- Inclusive economies
- Respectful co-creation
- Systemic change