Vancouver Foundation Connect & Engage Report Measures The Strength Of Connections And Engagement Among Metro Vancouver Residents

According to new research published today by Vancouver Foundation, falling participation in community activities and greater vulnerability to social isolation among some groups means that now – more than ever – it`s time to invite everyone to take part in community life.

The new report measures the strength of connections and engagement among Metro Vancouver residents, building on the results of their 2012 study on the same topic. The 2017 Connect and Engage report finds resident’s perceptions of social isolation are largely unchanged, but digs deeper on their sense of belonging, level of community participation, and the difference between loneliness and social isolation.

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