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Road Map Action 10

Work with local Indigenous and refugee youth on an anti-racism public awareness and action campaign.

Road Map Timeline: Year 1

EPE Strategy priority alignments: #6 - Eliminate racism.
#8 - Make it easier to vote and participate in elections.

Initiative Name:
LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD

Initiative Lead Organization:
JOHN HUMPHREY CENTRE AND ENDPOVERTYEDMONTON
 

In the lead-up to 2017’s municipal election, EndPovertyEdmonton collaborated with the John Humphrey Centre to create videos centred on young people’s civic engagement, and specifically addresses barriers that young people of colour may experience that could impact their desire or ability to vote.

The Let Your Voice Be Heard video series includes:

This video, produced by the John Humphrey Centre for Human Rights for EndPovertyEdmonton, illustrates what voters and electoral candidates in the 2017 Edmonton Municipal Election should know about racism.
This video, produced by the John Humphrey Centre for Human Rights for EndPovertyEdmonton, illustrates what voters and electoral candidates in the 2017 Edmonton Municipal Election should know about racism.
Reflections from the John Humphreys Centre for Peace and Human Rights' Ignite Change Conference on the importance of voting for youth (18-35 year olds).
This video, produced at the Ignite Change 2017 Conference by the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights for EndPovertyEdmonton, illustrates what barriers to voting and the democratic process that voters and electoral candidates in the 2017 Edmonton Municipal Election should be aware of.

EndPovertyEdmonton will also be involved in the City's Inclusion and Anti-Racism Strategy development, and will provide input into the Access without Fear Policy development.

 

Public and MEDIA INQUIRY CONTACT: info@jhcentre.org or info@endpovertyedmonton.ca


Last Updated: August 8, 2018