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A.06.D. OTHER HISTORICAL

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Created Date Friday, 12 October 2012
Filesize 345 Bytes

2012 Alberta’s Social Policy Framework Phase 2 Submission

Title:Alberta's Social Policy Framework (Phase 2 proposed strategies, roles and responsibilities): submission from the Edmonton Social Planning Council : November 16, 2012.
Author(s):Chotai, Vasant|split|Morrissey, Susan
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject:Social services - planning, policy
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2012
Language:English
Material Type:Policy Document

Created Date Wednesday, 01 June 2016
Filesize 833 Kilobytes

2009 Advocacy

 

Title:Nonprofits and policy advocacy: learning from success.
Author(s):Krekoski, Erin
Subject:Social issues - advocacy
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2009
Abstract:

This document is a review of successful non-profit policy advocacy practices. Using case studies and examples from Alberta, Canada, and internationally, this guide outlines how and why non-profits should participate in policy advocacy, and breaks down some of the key features of successful policy advocacy efforts. These include developing a policy advocacy strategy, connecting advocacy with social movements, taking part in coalitions and partnerships, understanding the policy-making process, using thoughtful messaging, and providing valuable information. Appendices include further resources on advocacy and examples of coalitions currently working on social issue advocacy in Alberta and Canada

Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Wednesday, 01 June 2016
Filesize 2.96 Megabytes

2009 Tracking the Trends

Created Date Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Filesize 833 Kilobytes

2009 Nonprofits and Policy Advocacy learning from success

Created Date Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Filesize 764 Kilobytes

2008 September Not Just a Roof Over our Heads - Exploring the State of Rental Housing in Edmonton One Year Later

Title:Not just a roof over our heads: exploring the state of rental housing in Edmonton one year later.
Author(s):Kinley, Anette
Citation:A follow up to the report "A Roof Over their Heads" and the 2007 Renters' Listening Forums
Subject:Housing - affordable, social housing|split|Housing - temporary, emergency, homelessness 
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2008
Language:English
Material Type:Report

Created Date Thursday, 18 February 2016
Filesize 2.11 Megabytes

2008 November We Can Do Better - Toward An Alberta Child Poverty Reduction Strategy for Children and Families

Title:We can do better: toward an Alberta child poverty reduction strategy for children and families.
Author(s):Kolkman, John
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject:Poverty - child poverty
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2008
Abstract:

A new provincial report on Child and Family poverty released today by the Edmonton Social Planning Council (ESPC) reveals that 77,595 children are living in families below Statistics Canadas Low Income Cut Off (LICO). This means one in ten children in Alberta live below the poverty line.The report, We Can Do Better, also shows that low income children in Alberta live deeper in poverty than children in other parts of Canada, and four out of five live in families where their parent or parents are working. 35,585 of these children live in a family with at least one parent working part-time or full-time part of the year, a further 20,855 had one parent working full time, full year and a further 3,840 had both parents working full time, full year

Language:English
Material Type:Report

Created Date Thursday, 28 January 2016
Filesize 47 Kilobytes

2005 February Open Letter on Child Care

Title:Open letter on child care
Author(s):Sandilands, Bryan|split|Fairbrother, Nicola
Subject:Child care - Alberta
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2005
Language:English
 
Material Type:Other

Created Date Thursday, 26 November 2015
Filesize 99 Kilobytes

2004 September Why ESPC Challenges Alberta to Adopt the MBM

Created Date Thursday, 26 November 2015
Filesize 2.27 Megabytes

2000 April Putting The Pieces Together - Preventative Social Services in Edmonton

 

Title:Putting the pieces together: preventive social services in Edmonton.
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Funded Agency Coalition
Subject:Social services - preventive
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2000
Language:English
Material Type:Report


Created Date Thursday, 17 September 2015
Filesize 1.99 Megabytes

1998 June First Reading - Measuring Social Health

Created Date Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Filesize 224 Kilobytes

1998 December Quickfacts

Created Date Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Filesize 1.95 Megabytes

1997 March First Reading - Bridging The Service Gap

Created Date Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Filesize 669 Kilobytes

1997 March Alberta Facts - 1997 Provincial Election

Created Date Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Filesize 667 Kilobytes

1997 Community Calendar Project - Voices in Action

Title:Voices in action : 1997 community calendar project.
Corporate Author: Cuthill, Midge
Valentine, Kathryn
Editor:Hallet-Kushniruk, Sheila
Publisher:Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:1996
Language:English
Material Type:Other

Created Date Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Filesize 1.57 Megabytes

1996 March First Reading - Fundamentalisms - Searching Out The Truth

Created Date Thursday, 13 August 2015
Filesize 2.50 Megabytes

1995 March-April First Reading - Challenging the Fifth Estate

Created Date Thursday, 13 August 2015
Filesize 1.97 Megabytes

1995 June-July First Reading - Investing in the Community

Created Date Thursday, 13 August 2015
Filesize 2.45 Megabytes

1995 December First Reading - Crowding Peoples Sexuality

Created Date Thursday, 13 August 2015
Filesize 1.65 Megabytes

1994-1995 December-January First Reading - A Tattered Safety

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