RADIUS has partnered with Ecotrust Canada to create the Local Economic Development Lab. The LEDlab partners with community organizations to explore innovative ways to build a more vibrant and inclusive local economy in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
This lab is a 3.5-year, place-based and action-focused initiative. Through it, we are building, testing and scaling solutions that put money in the pockets of DTES residents; enhanced the capacity of individuals, organizations and networks; and shifted traditional patterns of power and resource use in the community. LEDlab closed in Here is our first cohort:
Priyanka Roy Chakrabarti