Digital Resources

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The strength of our voice is dependent upon the support of people and organizations concerned about social issues—people like you. By getting involved with the Edmonton Social Planning Council, you add your voice to our message of positive social development and policy change.

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Your donation helps us do our work. It keeps our social research current and comprehensive. It allows us to take on bigger projects and make a greater impact in the community. It strengthens our voice—your voice, and the voices of those who lack the opportunity to speak for themselves.

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We have many volunteer opportunities including Research Reviews and Newsletter Writing, Focus Groups, Special Events, Photography and/or Videography, Casino, Board of Directors

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Resource and Support Links

The Resource and Support links will take you to a selection of weblinks related to a variety of research topic, support systems, and agencies, as well as a list of some of the best resources in our library for each topic.

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Contact Us

Contact Form

Susan Morrissey, Executive Director:
Phone: 780.423.2031 (Ext. 353)

Sandra Ngo, Research Coordinator:
Phone: 780.423.2031 (Ext. 354)

Justine Basilan, Executive Assistant:
Phone: 780.423.2031 (Ext. 349)

Jenn Rossiter, MA, Project Coordinator | Research Services and Capacity Building:
Phone: 780.423.2031 (Ext. 350)

Brett Lambert, Community Engagement Coordinator:
Phone: 780.423.2031 (Ext. 351)

Recent Additions

Vital Signs® Edmonton 2018

Edmonton Vital Signs is an annual check-up conducted by Edmonton Community Foundation, in partnership with Edmonton Social Planning Council, to measure how the community is doing. This year we will also be focusing on individual issues, Vital Topics, that are timely...

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Research Update – October 2018

EndPovertyEdmonton Year One Progress Report Reviewed By: Yasmin Hussein .....1 Alberta Minimum Wage Profile Reviewed by Ryan Dexter .....3 Impacts of Significant Minimum Wage Increase Reviewed by Aksyha Boopalan.....5 Child Welfare and Youth Homelessness in Canada...

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June 2018 Research Update

Inside this Update   Thriving in the City Reviewed By: Deborah Hicks………………………….1 PBO Review of Basic Income Reviewed by Debyani Sarker …………………………..2 Building Bridges Reviewed by Bethany Long……………………………. 4...

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Subscribe to our Email and NewslettersWhen you subscribe to our email list, you can expect a modest number of updates from the Edmonton Social Planning Council, which will include notices of new reports and publications, upcoming events, mentions of ESPC in the news, as well as selected announcements from our partner organizations.

The strength of our voice is dependent on the support of people and organizations concerned about social issues; people like you! The Edmonton Social Planning Council is a non-profit charitable organization that is funded by personal donations, memberships, and project funders.  If you would like to be more involved please consider a membership, donation or becoming a volunteer.