Lighting the Way for People and Community

EMBERS, the Eastside Movement for Business and Economic Renewal Society, is a social enterprise and registered community economic development charity located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Since 2001, EMBERS has helped thousands of people facing barriers to work lead productive, fulfilling lives by offering economic and employment opportunities – including job placements, training and support. Learn More

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EMBERS Gone Global at Social Enterprise World ForumOct 09, 2018

Check out our Founder and CEO, Marcia Nozick, speaking at the Social Enterprise World Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland! Marcia spoke to over 1,400 delegates from 50 countries on how EMBERS is impacting peoples’ lives and the community through social enterprise.

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Vancouver Parks Stewardship Program Launched!Oct 02, 2018

EMBERS Eastside Works
EMBERS Eastside Works launched a Park Stewardship pilot program in conjunction with the City of Vancouver. Learn more about this movement in 5 parks so far.

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Worker Finds a New Place to GrowSep 17, 2018

Linnie came to EMBERS after hearing about it from friends. Linnie was a LPN in the States, and was a cook was in the Navy. Now, he's ready to move ahead and grow his career! Learn more about Linnie's experience with EMBERS.

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