EPE is asking community groups serving people living in poverty to consider sharing information about programs and other initiatives from advocacy to navigation and anything in between.
“Transit is generally recognized as one of those essential areas for connecting people in the community,” says Carrie Hotton-MacDonald, director of business integration and workplace development at Edmonton Transit Service. The aim of EndPovertyEdmonton’s GameChanger Accessible and Affordable Transit is to do just that - help Edmontonians stay connected with each other.
Twenty per cent of people will deal with a diagnosable mental illness in their lifetime. Tom is one of those people. He tears up when he shares his story. Although its painful details are unique to him, one thing connects him to others living with mental health issues and poverty: a system that’s often not as easy to access or as sympathetic as it needs to be.
EndPovertyEdmonton and Basic Income Calgary announce upcoming events and opportunities for learning and networking.