HCIP Profile: Judy Iseke

Dr. Judy Iseke’s new film and website comprise a “cultural ecosystem” designed to build “resources to inform educators interested in reconciliation and language revitalization”

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Capacity-Building Workshop Final Session Scheduled

Good news! We have solidified a date for the final workshop in our fall Capacity-Building series. Join fellow heritage practitioners for an in-depth session focussed on succession planning, led by our very own Soni Dasmohapatra. For more information and for complimentary tickets, click here.

ECAMP Is Back!

In October 2018, Edmonton City Council unanimously approved a new ten-year plan for transforming arts and heritage in Edmonton. Moving forward, Connections & Exchanges will be an important vehicle for connecting Edmontonians to arts and heritage in our city through programming and participation, and ECAMP has returned to play an exciting role in the development and delivery… Read more »

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Mentor Spotlight – Marlena Wyman

Marlena (she/her) is a visual artist who has made Edmonton her home since 1974. She was born and raised in southern Alberta on her family farm near Rockyford. She worked at the Provincial Archives of Alberta for 28 years, and her artworks are inspired by her research into archival records. Marlena continues to work and… Read more »

Mentor Spotlight – Shawn Tse

Shawn Tse (he/him) is an amiskwacîwâskahikan/Edmonton based artist, filmmaker, and educator passionate about social change through arts and media. Shawn works closely with Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative, Canadian Multicultural Education Foundation, Edmonton Chinese Television Society, and more. A second-generation Chinese Canadian, Shawn believes that minority cultures are underrepresented in Canadian arts and heritage industries and… Read more »

Mentor Spotlight – David Ridley

David Ridley (he/him) is the Executive Director for the Edmonton Heritage Council and has been so since inauguration 10 years ago. He has over 25 years of experience in heritage and culture, in that time serving as Curatorial Researcher, Director of Research, and Curator and Program Manager. Being a part of the founding team of… Read more »

Mentor Spotlight – Beth Sanders

Beth Sanders (she/her) is the President, RPP (Registered Professional Planner with Alberta Professional Planners Institute) for POPULUS Community Planning Inc. She worked for the municipal government for 12 years before starting her own company and landing her “dream job.”  To Beth, the heritage sector is the people and organizations who tell our stories. Her role… Read more »

Mentor Spotlight – Elliott Young

Elliott Young (he/him) is an Indigenous Community Engagement Advisor with NorQuest College in Edmonton, Alberta. He has worked with many diverse groups of Indigenous communities throughout his career, within different sectors and fields such as government, not-for-profits, and post-secondary institutions. Within each role, Elliott applies the philosophy of “nothing about us, without us” to ensure… Read more »

Call for Protégés

The Edmonton Heritage Council (EHC) is pleased to share the launch of a Pilot Heritage Sector Mentorship Project. In partnership with interVivos and alignment with the Connections and Exchanges (C&E) Plan to rejuvenate the Edmonton heritage sector, the EHC is running a pilot mentorship program. The program will have six mentors and six protégés. The… Read more »

Meet the Summer 2019 HCIP Recipients!

The Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) invests funds—provided by the City of Edmonton—into the stabilization, increased professionalism and innovation of heritage in Edmonton, for Edmontonians. The HCIP program offers four unique grant streams: Operational, Project, Project Accelerator, and Travel Grants to individuals and heritage organizations working to connect citizens to the stories of our city. The Project Accelerator… Read more »