EndPoverty Edmonton

The EndPoverty Edmonton Task Force is composed of 22 leaders and community stakeholders and chaired by Mayor Don Iveson and Bishop Jane Alexander. Launched in March 2014, it aims to advance a vision of shared prosperity for all and create a city where every Edmontonian has an equal opportunity to live, work, participate and thrive.

Recent Blog Posts

Child Benefit Enhancements Making a Difference
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New and Enhanced Child Benefits Are Poverty Game ChangersYears of advocacy by many organizations at both the national and provincial levels finally resulted in meaningful change in 2016 according to a report prepared in partnership between the Edmonton Social Planning Council and the Centre to En...
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Introduce EndPovertyEdmonton's Community Engagement Manager: Susanna Cameron!
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EndPovertyEdmonton is pleased to introduce our new Community Engagement Manager, Susannah Cameron! Susannah began her career working in the community econo...
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EndPovertyEdmonton is looking for a Research and Evaluation Specialist!
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We are currently recruiting for the temporary position of Research and Evaluation Specialist, EndPovertyEdmonton (EPE).  This position contributes to ending poverty in our community by developing, coordinating and implementing an evaluation plan and providing shared and strategic leadership ...
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Disabling the Abled
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A guest post from the John Humphrey Centre and the Self Advocacy Federation.In response to the Mayor’s Task Force on Poverty, the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights (JHC) brought together young Edmontonians to provide direct input into EndPovertyEdmonton strategy. With three out of t...
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EndPovertyEdmonton is looking for an Engagement Assistant!
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Are you looking to help lead change to end poverty in Edmonton? EndPovertyEdmonton is building a Secretariat to support Executive Director Andrea Burkhart with our next position: Engagement Assistant. The successful candidate will play a key role to support the strategy to end poverty i...
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EPE Game Changer: Eliminate Racism
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BY VANESSA DE KONINCK, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CENTRE FOR RACE & CULTUREThe EndPovertyEdmonton (EPE) Strategy identifies eliminating racism as one of its six game changers that will make a substantial difference to those living in poverty in our city. The bold move to name racism speaks to EPE’s ...
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We are all Treaty People: Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day, Aug 18
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2016 Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day included EPE Stewardship Roundtable Member MP Randy Boissonnault Friday is Treaty No. 6 Recognition Day! It was established by the City of Edmonton and the Confederacy of Treaty No. 6 First Nations in ...
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EndPovertyEdmonton is looking for a Manager of Community Engagement!
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Are you looking to help lead change to end poverty in Edmonton? EndPovertyEdmonton is building a Secretariat to support Executive Director Andrea Burkhart with our next position: Manager of Community Engagement. The successful candidate will play a key management role in reaching out to...
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Treaty 6 and Edmonton welcomed the World Indigenous Nations Games!
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The first week of July 2017 was a thrilling one for me as I was seconded to the 2nd World Indigenous Nations (WIN) Games as the International Coordinator. I split my time between Canada Place, the Enoch Cree First Nation and Mascwacis to welcome indigenous athletes from across Canada and around t...
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Collective Impact Explained
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Since its inception, EndPovertyEdmonton has been grounded in a Collective Impact (CI) approach that brings together unlikely partners to affect large scale, long lasting change.  While CI has provided EPE with the hope of addressing poverty as a systemic issue, questions remain about what CI...
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