Opportunity to Thrive

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Every Edmontonian should have the opportunity to participate fully in our society. Unfortunately, there is a higher proportion of people of visible minority and Indigenous backgrounds experiencing poverty than other groups. That’s a problem we need to address.

A strong, thriving city brings everyone to the table and gives everyone the same opportunities.

“We cannot solve the problem of poverty ... unless we honestly unravel the complex and continuing connection between poverty and race.” Alan Jenkins

54% of Edmontonians agree that racism is a problem in Edmonton. (Edmonton Community Foundation)



What’s Happening Now


What’s Coming Up

Provincial work on anti-racism topics means greater numbers of people are coming together to determine new strategies and approaches to diminishing racism in our communities.


ENDPOVERTYEDMONTON WORKS WITH A NUMBER OF COMMUNITY PARTNERS ON THESE GAMECHANGER ISSUES. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE PERSPECTIVE OF ONE OF OUR PARTNERS ON THIS TOPIC.

Let’s Do This

Click to learn how you can tell your election candidates to take action on poverty at letsdothisalberta.ca