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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In September 2015, the EndPovertyEdmonton Task Force released its...
The Edmonton Social Planning Council’s Research Review contains...
The Edmonton Social Planning Council’s Research Review contains summaries...
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ESPC Documents/BOARD MINUTES/MArch 1-2016 Board Minutes.pdf