In 2016, Edmonton City Council approved funding for the launch of EndPovertyEdmonton to steward the vision of eliminating poverty in a generation. To achieve this vision, EndPovertyEdmonton adopted a modified Collective Impact approach to address the complex challenge of ending poverty and guide how EndPovertyEdmonton partners work together. This evaluation measures the advancement of EndPovertyEdmonton on the five Collective Impact conditions, and equity. The findings presented in this report are drawn from the Group member online survey, interviews, focus group discussions, and document review conducted in May 2022.
The Journeys Project was a collaboration between the Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative, the Community-University Partnership and the Edmonton Council for Early Learning and Care. The aim of the project was to gather rich firsthand accounts of the experiences of ethnocultural parents with young children (birth to 5 years old) in early learning and childcare (ELCC) in Edmonton.
An overview of race-based data in the education, health, and policing systems in Edmonton, including community concerns and recommendations regarding the current state of the collection of race-based data in those systems.
Historical summary of the design and plan of a new Aboriginal culture and wellness centre. In 2016, Edmonton City Council approved funding for three developmental phases of an Indigenous Culture and Wellness Centre (ICWC)
The E-Scan is the first deliverable in the “Strategy” phase of the ICWC project and in part will inform the next deliverable - development of the Business Case. This document demonstrates how information found in the E-Scan directly links with key areas within in a Business Case template.
Articulating the experiences, perspectives and needs of Indigenous parents and caregivers
Tibetha Kemble, PhD Candidate, University of Alberta.
The scope of this report is to inform, support, and advance the work of Game Changer #5: Affordable & Quality Child Care which recognizes that access to a system of early learning and care plays an important role in eliminating poverty in the city of Edmonton.
A Profile of Edmonton Child Care in 2019 (the Profile) was developed for the ECELC to provide a shared foundation of knowledge about the current state of licensed, full-day, unparented child care programs (“child care”) for children who have not yet entered kindergarten in the city of Edmonton.
The purpose of the paper is to inform and guide future advances in the design of a system of early learning and care that is responsive to the needs of Indigenous children and their families in Edmonton.
Since, Road Map approval by City Council in 2016, many individual actions involving hundreds of partners across Edmonton, Alberta and Canada have been started. Progress on the Road Map actions is the broad work of many people contributing to the goal of ending poverty in a generation.
Edmonton Social Planning Council and EndPovertyEdmonton
The report, produced through a partnership between Edmonton Social Planning Council and EndPovertyEdmonton, provides community, support agencies and government an important understanding of what poverty in our city looks like. The report also draws attention to the socioeconomic factors that cause it.
Commissioned by the City of Edmonton and conducted by Leger, this 2015 research aimed to establish benchmark measures to assess citizens’ attitudes towards poverty and to provide communication cues to develop a dialogue with Edmontonians.
Commissioned by the City of Edmonton in collaboration with EndPovertyEdmonton and conducted by Leger, this 2019 research assesses assess changes to citizens’ attitudes towards poverty and provides cues to develop further dialogue with Edmontonians.
A review of strategies and initiatives towards creating livable incomes for all
Brooks Hanewich, Director of Inclusive Economy
This report has two goals. First, to understand strategies that create livable incomes for those in poverty. The second goal was to look at strategies used by other municipalities, collectives and organizations across North America.
EndPovertyEdmonton and Vibrant Communities Calgary
A comprehensive report on a June 2020 survey to discover Albertan’s attitudes and support of Basic Income, including funding options and attitudinal indicators, commissioned by EndPovertyEdmonton and Vibrant Communities Calgary.
Compiled by the Edmonton Social Planning Council, this report was published to inform EndPovertyEdmonton in our work to end poverty in a generation. Updates many of the poverty trends and challenges identified in 2015 within the context of broader social and economic trends in Edmonton. Also updates the actions the City could take.
Edmonton Social Planning Culture’s detailed report on poverty in Edmonton. Contains detailed citations, statistics, and analysis. A precursor to the presentation and subsequent adoption of the poverty elimination plan that started it all.
Our Road Map is a community plan that builds on the foundation laid by the EndPovertyEdmonton Strategy. Key components of the Road Map include the creation of EndPovertyEdmonton; a beginning bold target; five strategic goals with starting point actions; an overview of investments needed; an evaluation approach; an advocacy agenda; a guide to first steps in Transition and Year One.
In March 2014, EndPovertyEdmonton was formed as a Task Force. The mandate: develop a strategy to end poverty in Edmonton within one generation. Building on the work of the previous Edmonton Poverty Elimination Initiative co-chaired by the United Way Capital Region and the City, the Task Force developed this strategy.