Recent stories about equity

Four people sit on a couch at the CHEW Project.
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Boyle Street to take over CHEW Project operations

Boyle Street Community Services is taking over the day-to-day operation of the CHEW Project on April 1 as the centre has struggled with staffing and new requirements.

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Six people sit on upholstered chairs on a stage, flanked by screens that read "The Economic Argument for a More Equitable Edmonton"
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Mayor's panel argues for economic benefits of equity

The economic argument for subsidized childcare helped transform it from an ideal to a reality. Now, a panel asks, can we do the same for housing?

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Civic Youth Fellowship participants, including youth, councillors and others, are gathered on the steps leading into City Council chambers.
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Civic Youth Fellowship gives council's ear to underrepresented youth

A new fellowship has paired 13 equity-deserving youth with members of Edmonton's city council for internships that prioritize two-way learning rather than top-down instruction.

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Portrait of Sacha Davis
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Amii aims to diversify Alberta's AI talent pool

A free program at the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) is teaching women and gender-diverse individuals about artificial intelligence and how to build a network within the province's technology ecosystem.

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Portraits of Nicole Janssen, Kristina Milke, and Sharleen Oborowsky
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Platform for financial feminists expands to Edmonton

A platform that aims to increase access to women-led capital for women-led businesses is coming to Edmonton. The51, which started in Calgary, offers two separate funds and a membership that includes coaching and mentorship.

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BIPoC Outside, with black-and-white figures of people kayaking, hiking, skiing and cycling
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Podcast pick: BIPoC Outside

New podcast BIPoC Outside strives to "create equity of access in outdoor sport and recreation" by way of interviews and thoughtful conversations with athletes, innovators, and organizers who are Black, Indigenous, or Peoples of Colour.

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