Partnerships
Our partnerships, the many committees and coalitions ESPC staff are involved in, are an important part of our community engagement process
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Our partnerships, the many committees and coalitions ESPC staff are involved in, are an important part of our community engagement process. We are able to leverage resources through this work and contribute our voice to complex social issues. 

Please contact individual staff members directly via our contact page if you would like to know more about these committees.
 

Committee

ESPC Staff

Host Agency (where applicable)

Age Friendly Edmonton Steering Committee

Susan Morrissey

Age Friendly Edmonton

Alberta Living Wage Network

Heather Curtis

 

Alberta Poverty Reduction Network

Heather Curtis

 

Campaign 2000

Heather Curtis

Family Service Toronto

Edmonton and Area Mental Health Action Plan

Susan Morrissey

CMHA Edmonton Region (Canadian Mental Health Association)

Homeless Connect

Rebecca Fletcher

Homeward Trust

Homeless Count

Heather Curtis

Homeward Trust

Human Interest Services and Poverty Reduction Task Force

Heather Curtis

Public Interest Alberta

Living Wage Leaders Community of Practice

Heather Curtis

Tamarack

ECOHH Membership

John Kolkmann

ECOHH (Edmonton Coalition on Housing and Homelessness)

ECOHH Policy and Communications Committee

Heather Curtis

ECOHH (Edmonton Coalition on Housing and Homelessness)

Homeward Trust Research Committee

Heather Curtis

Homeward Trust

 

EPE Stewardship Committee

Susan Morrissey

EndPovertyEdmonton

United Way Funded Partner Network

Susan Morrissey

United Way of Alberta Capital Region

VitalSignsTM Committee

Susan Morrissey

Edmonton Community Foundation

 

 

Video Feature

Global News - 1 in 6 Alberta children lives below poverty line

Read more about the Edmonton Social Planning Council report on child poverty in Alberta.

Alberta Child Poverty Report - 2018 Click to Download