VLR Handbook Canada

Getting started with a report on a community’s well-being may seem daunting. There are many issues you can choose to track as indicators of progress. Reliable data may be hard to find. Community members may even disagree on what “progress” means. However, a growing number of communities that have produced Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs) are sharing lessons learned in how to craft meaningful, holistic reports that measure sustainable development pushes at the neighbourhood level and connect them with global efforts to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). By Stefan Jungcurt, Hillary Rosentreter, Kyle Wiebe, Elena Kosolapova, Eleonora Bonaccorsi