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Living Incomes Action Team

The Living Incomes Action Team focuses on efforts to increase access to job-training, expand the number of living wage jobs, and increase income supports for those unable to work.

Mental Health Action Team

The Mental Health Action Team focuses on increasing access to mental health and addiction recovery resources as well as other ways to reduce adverse stress.

Community Building and Member Engagement Team

The Community Building and Member Engagement Team focuses on increasing participation in faith, labour and civil sector organizations and assisting them in building respectful relationships and a strong sense of community.

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We Build Leaders

"I have benefited personally and professionally from my work with GEA and from the excellent IAF training.  Besides now being hopeful for change in our community, I have made many new contacts with other faith communities and the new-to-me world of organized labour, improved my relational leadership skills, and enhanced my standing in my workplace."

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The Greater Edmonton Alliance is everyday people taking action together for the common good.

We are diverse voices of our community, building relationships across religion, race class, and neighborhood lines.

We come together to build and exercise “power with” to make the positive changes we want to see in our region.

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Standing Together through Hard Times

As the Alberta economy struggles to recover, the stress on families and individuals continues to mount. Thousands of previously well-paid construction workers have been without steady jobs for years and – having already made other sacrifices – many are now at risk of losing their homes. Low-wage workers – including most new Canadians – often work two or more jobs to make modest ends meet.

The economic stress has many ramifications, such as intensifying already extensive challenges with mental health and additions. People are particularly vulnerable when they are isolated or blame themselves. Many lives are being negatively impacted … or lost.

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End Poverty Edmonton - Let's Do This!

EndPovertyEdmonton – a central partner in GEA’s work on Living Wages and Mental Health – has provided another opportunity to act on the larger issues impacting poverty.

Their “Lets Do This” campaign is asking people to contact candidates running for provincial office to tell them that tackling poverty needs to be a priority for Alberta.

If this is of interest to you, please check out their website here.

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Events

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Institutional Leaders Lunch - Nov 2019

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 11:30 AM

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Action Teams & Assembly Rehearsal

Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 05:00 PM

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GEA Action Assembly

Thursday, December 05, 2019 at 07:00 PM

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