In September, the Edmonton Social Planning Council spoke to marginalized groups and social service sector employees in Edmonton to learn more about their experiences with poverty and what they would like to see in the Government of Alberta’s forthcoming Children’s Charter. This charter will guide the development of social policy that improves the quality of life of children in Alberta. Below you will find links to summaries of our discussions with these individuals.

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