fACTivist Feature Article: How Collecting Race-Based Data Can Address Systemic Racism in Public Education

fACTivist Feature Article: How Collecting Race-Based Data Can Address Systemic Racism in Public Education

fACTivist Feature Article: How Collecting Race-Based Data Can Address Systemic Racism in Public Education May 21, 2021 Note: this is excerpted from the Spring 2021 edition of our fACTivist publication. The Edmonton Social Planning Council, in collaboration with...
Feature Report — Confronting Racism with Data: Why Canada Needs Disaggregated Race-Based Data

Feature Report — Confronting Racism with Data: Why Canada Needs Disaggregated Race-Based Data

Feature Report — Confronting Racism with Data: Why Canada Needs Disaggregated Race-Based Data February 19, 2020 Download Confronting Racism with Data: Why Canada Needs Disaggregated Race-Based Data (PDF) History has shown that race-based data can be used to uphold...
Feature Report — Confronting Racism with Data: Why Canada Needs Disaggregated Race-Based Data

Blog: Poverty in Canada: A Progress Report

Blog: Poverty in Canada: A Progress Report February 18, 2020 Introduction One in nine Canadians lives in poverty—or 11% of the overall population. That’s according to the latest (and first) report from the National Advisory Council on Poverty. The good news is...
Blog: Special Series — Using Race-Based Data as a Form of Transparency and Accountability

Blog: Special Series — Racism in Canada

Blog: Special Series — Racism in Canada November 2, 2020 We at the Edmonton Social Planning Council are often humbled by how much we are constantly learning about racism, while grappling with our complicity in racist systems. Racism is a devastating social ailment....
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The Edmonton Social Planning Council is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan social research organization, with registered charitable status. Our focus is social research, particularly in the areas of low income and poverty. ESPC is a source of knowledge and expertise on social issues within our community.

Our Team

 

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Susan Morrissey

Susan Morrissey

Executive Director

Jenn Rossiter

Jenn Rossiter

Research Services and Capacity Building Coordinator

Rowan El-Bialy

Rowan El-Bialy

Strategic Research Coordinator

Sydney Sheloff

Sydney Sheloff

Research Officer

Brett Lambert

Brett Lambert

Community Engagement Coordinator

Justine Basilan

Justine Basilan

Executive Assistant

Social Well-Being Tracker

 

Our social well-being indicators are based on social determinants of health. These indicators are the economic and social conditions that shape the health of individuals and communities.

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