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.
Through rigorous research, detailed analysis, and community engagement, we deepen community understanding of social planning issues, influence policy, and spark collaborative actions that lead to positive social change.
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Statement on the Impact of Systemic Racism on Income Inequality and Low-Income Households in Edmonton
Download the Full Statement on Systemic Racism in PDF format The Edmonton...
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