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Employ to Empower
Employ to Empower is a registered charity that supports residents in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community by providing access to development and entrepreneurial resources. Our resources include affordable microloans and business mentorship, with the goal of having a long-term impact on our members’ personal and economic well being. We also actively advocate for creating positive social change in the Downtown Eastside.
- 2018 - Spend the evening with business leaders helping to change the DTES
- 2018 - Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize Top Idea Prize
- 2019 - Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize Top Small Business Award
In the News:
May 14, 2020
Imagine not having a single person to connect with during this coronavirus pandemic. No one to...
Creating positive change through empowerment: SFU alumnus making big waves in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside
January 22, 2019
Downtown Eastside homelessness reaching crisis levels: Carnegie report; City on drugs: the...
August 09, 2018
Venture Connection client, Employ to Empower (ETE) is giving Vancouverites a chance to...