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Created Date Tuesday, 07 March 2017
Modified Date Tuesday, 07 March 2017
Filesize 158 Kilobytes

Nomination Guidelines: 2017 Award of Merit for Advocacy of Social Justice

The Edmonton Social Planning Council (ESPC) is an organization committed to undertaking social research for the benefit of the entire community. We recognize many individuals and groups in our community also work tirelessly to advocate for programs in parallel to the ESPC vision of a just and inclusive community. The ESPC’s annual Award of Merit recognizes an individual, or group, we believe has demonstrated a dedication and achievement in the pursuit of social policies for the benefit of Edmontonians, particularly those who are the most vulnerable.

Download the nomination guidelines.

Created Date Tuesday, 07 March 2017
Modified Date Tuesday, 07 March 2017
Filesize 349 Kilobytes

Nomination Form: 2017 Award of Merit for Advocacy of Social Justice

The Edmonton Social Planning Council (ESPC) is an organization committed to undertaking social research for the benefit of the entire community. We recognize many individuals and groups in our community also work tirelessly to advocate for programs in parallel to the ESPC vision of a just and inclusive community. The ESPC’s annual Award of Merit recognizes an individual, or group, we believe has demonstrated a dedication and achievement in the pursuit of social policies for the benefit of Edmontonians, particularly those who are the most vulnerable.

Download the nomination form here, and return it via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by regular mail to: #37, 9912 - 106 Street, Edmonton AB, T5K 1C5.

Created Date Wednesday, 15 June 2016
Modified Date Thursday, 16 June 2016
Filesize 102 Kilobytes

ESPC 2016 Strategic Framework

The purpose of the Strategic Framework is to communicate what kind of organization we are, what we do, and why we do it; guide the decisions of our board and staff; and inform our operational plan.

The strategic framework is informed by our vision and mission statements, which have been revised for 2016.

Our Vision

A community in which all people are full and valued participants

Our Mission

Through rigorous research, detailed analysis, and community engagement, we deepen community understanding of social planning issues, influence policy, and spark collaborative actions that lead to positive social change.

Created Date Thursday, 11 June 2015
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 2.43 Megabytes

1989 November Information Package for the Edmonton Social Planning Council

Title: Information Package
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Publisher: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication: 1989
Language: English
Material Type: Information Package

Created Date Wednesday, 11 March 2015
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 324 Kilobytes

1980 May Personnel Policy Manual of the Edmonton Social Planning Council

Title:Edmonton Social Planning Council: Personnel Policy Manual
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject: Non-profit organizations - personnel
Publisher: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication: 1980
Language: English
Material Type: Handbook

Created Date Wednesday, 11 March 2015
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 161 Kilobytes

1979 May Information Brochure of the Edmonton Social Planning Council

Title: Edmonton Social Planning Council Information Brochure
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Publisher: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication: 1979
Language: English
Material Type: Pamphlet

Created Date Wednesday, 11 March 2015
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 2.08 Megabytes

1979 January The Board Staff Workbook

Title: The board Staff Workbook
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject: Non-profit organizations - board manuals
Publisher: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication: 1979
Abstract:

This book is for anyone associated with voluntary, non-profit organizations, agencies or programs. You may be providing services to meet human needs, developing cultural or recreational programs, working with a self-help group, or maintaining a volunteer service organization.

Language: English
Physical Description: 84 p.
Material Type: Report

Created Date Wednesday, 11 March 2015
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 77 Kilobytes

1979 April Brochure Edmonton Social Planning Council

Title: Edmonton Social Planning Council: A Community Resource
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Publisher: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication:1979
Language: English
Material Type: Pamphlet

Created Date Thursday, 05 March 2015
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 373 Kilobytes

1978 April Board of Directors Manual - Edmonton Social Planning Council

Title: Board of Directors Manual
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject: Non-profit organizations - board manuals
Publisher: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication: 1978
Language: English
Material Type: Handbook

Created Date Thursday, 05 March 2015
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 46 Kilobytes

1977 Citizen Boards

Title: Citizen Boards: Techniques, Materials and Training for Board and Staff Members of Voluntary/Non-Profit Organizations.
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject: Non-profit organizations - board manuals
Publisher: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication: 1977
Language: English
Material Type: Pamphlet

Created Date Wednesday, 04 March 2015
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 290 Kilobytes

1976 April – Edmonton Social Planning Council – personnel policy manual

Title: Edmonton Social Planning Council: Personnel Policy Manual
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Publisher: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication: 1976
Language: English
Material Type: Report

Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 121 Kilobytes

1972 April Objects of the Council - Edmonton Social Planning Council

Title: Objects of the Council
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Subject: Non-profit organizations - program planning
Publisher: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication: 1972
Language: English
Material Type: Report

Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 269 Kilobytes

1971 May Presentation to the May 25, 1971 Board Orientation Meeting

Title: Presentation to the May 25th, 1971 board orientation meeting
Author(s): Frei, J.W.
Publisher: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication: 1971
Language: English
Material Type: Presentation

Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 267 Kilobytes

1970 Structure of the Edmonton Social Planning Council

Title: Edmonton Social Planning Council: Structure
Corporate Author: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Publisher: Edmonton Social Planning Council
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication: 1970
Language: English
Material Type: Report

Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Filesize 62 Kilobytes

1970 Description of the Edmonton Social Planning Councils Operations

Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 234 Kilobytes

1965 December Brief on Team Assessment to the Government of the Province of Alberta on Social Services

Title: Brief on team assessment to the Government of the Province of Alberta
Corporate Author: Edmonton Welfare Council, Calgary Social Planning Council, Alberta Council for Crippled Children & Adults
Publisher: Edmonton Welfare Council
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication: 1965
Language: English
Material Type: Report

Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 403 Kilobytes

1965 25th Anniversary of the Edmonton Welfare Council

Title: 25th Anniversary: Edmonton Welfare Council.
Corporate Author: Edmonton Welfare Council
Publisher: Edmonton Welfare Council
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication: 1965
Language: English
Material Type: Report

Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 213 Kilobytes

1963 January The Function of Research in the Council - A Basis of Operation

Title: The Function of Research in the Council: A Basis of Operation.
Corporate Author: Council of Community Services of Edmonton and District
Publisher: Council of Community Services of Edmonton and District
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication: 1963
Language: English
Material Type: Report

Created Date Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Modified Date Wednesday, 22 February 2017
Filesize 197 Kilobytes

1962 October Council of Community Services Program Review

Title: Program Review
Corporate Author: Council of Community Services of Edmonton and District
Subject: Program evaluation - general
Publisher: Council of Community Services of Edmonton and District
Place of Publication: Edmonton
Date of Publication: 1962
Language: English
Material Type: Report

ESPC headquarters also feature a library, where hard-copies of a number of publications are stored. Everyone is welcome to browse the materials;memberscan borrow items.  Individuals looking for a quiet research spot or groups looking for a comfortable meeting space can contact us to book time in the library.

Hours: 9:00am–4:30pm, Monday to Friday        Photocopies: 10 cents per page.

Is there something missing from our library? Are you looking for help with your research? We'd love to hear from you!  Email johnk@edmontonsocialplanning.ca or call 780.423.2031 x 350

 

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