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Civic Engagement

  • ECSAR promotes and facilitates civic engagement and political participation among Somali community in Edmonton. ECSAR will identify potential political aspirants from the Somali community and support them to succeed in political offices.
  • The intent is to increase the number of Somali voices at all levels of government decision-making tables and help Alberta’s diversity and inclusion. ECSAR will also work with political aspirants to connect them with the community. This is intended to help them raise resources and improve increase their winning chances.
  • These strategic civic engagement initiatives will expand the pool of talented community members, amplify the positive image of the Somali community while contributing positively to the Canadian society.