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Episode 109 – Intersectionality and Making Ends Meet

On this episode, we explore our latest Vital Topic: The Effects of Intersectionality on Making Ends Meet in Edmonton. Our correspondent, Emily Rendell-Watson, speaks with three Edmontonians to find out what kind of obstacles people who experience multiple forms of discrimination must overcome just to make ends meet. Links from this episode: Check out our latest Vital Topic: The Effects of Intersectionality on Making Ends Meet in Edmonton. See the full 2021 Vital Signs Report: Making Ends Meet in Edmonton. Nerd-out with our sources for the report. Thanks very much to our guests: – Nneka Otogbolu – Edmonton Community Foundation […]

Episode 108 – The Connector

On this episode, we follow the life and career of Greg Davis, publisher of Melanistic Magazine and co-founder of Edmonton’s Black Community Fund (EBCF). Join us as we learn about his journey from growing up in Jamaica and taking one of the strangest college courses in Toronto, to cutting his teeth in the publishing industry in Japan and becoming a pillar of strength in his community here in Edmonton. Edmonton’s Black Community Fund will provide long-lasting support to Black-led and -serving organizations and projects. Edmonton Community Foundation has also committed $100,000 in matching funding for all donations made to the […]

Episode 107 – The Low-Resourced Senior’s Collective.

On this episode, we find out about the new Low-Resourced Senior’s Collective. From housing and finances to food, transportation and more, this collective is helping seniors navigate a myriad of services to meet their daily needs. The Low-Resourced Senior’s Collective includes: SAGE Seniors Association Drive Happiness Multicultural Health Brokers G E F Senior’s Housing Listen to our past interview with Drive happiness here. ECF Happenings: Read the latest on our blog. See our Rapid Response Fund in action! Create your own fund to support the causes you care about. Check out our ECF Fund listing and Strategic Granting Guide. See more ways ECF connects you with Edmonton’s […]

Episode 106 – Nature Alberta

On this episode, we find out how Nature Alberta champions the conservation of Alberta’s natural environment. For 50 years, Nature Alberta has grown a community connected by a love of nature. Their members include individuals and over 40 member clubs dedicated to environmental care. Nature Alberta acts as a hub where all these passionate groups can connect and collaborate, and is a unified voice for naturalists to advocate for environmental conservation. Links: Learn more about Nature Alberta and become a member. See the Nature Alberta Magazine! Check out all of their excellent educational programming. Other organizations that are participating with […]