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Saturday, February 25, 2017

: Postponed: Building Resistance — Next Steps Gathering, Treaty 7

IMPORTANT — THE TIME AND DATE FOR THIS ARE NOT FINALIZED. Due to the upheavals currently going on, we’re facing challenges getting this event finalized. For now, this is just a placeholder until details can be set. Thanks for your patience.

Posted by Calgary Social Change.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

: Build a Table- Not a Wall.

Olympic Plaza
Calgarians come together to celebrate immigration and diversity

Inspired by the Women’s March on January 21, a grassroots organization called Only Kindness Matters invite members of their city to join them on February 26, 2017 to Build a Table, Not a Wall.

Posted by Only Kindness Matters.

: Let's Talk

Calgary School of Informal Education
Our first meeting for newly formed collaboration Let's Talk.

Let's talk started in cities across Canada and the US, and is finally Coming to Calgary. Focusing on providing safer spaces to folks of colour, Let's Talk gives space for conversation on experiences of oppression and racism. Let's talk welcomes allies to join in a listening capacity - to learn from and witness the experiences of racism and oppression ongoing in today's society.

Posted by Calgary School of Informal Education.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

: Transgender Women in YYC

Women's Centre of Calgary
Join us for a conversation hosted by Annie Hartle, from Calgary OutLink, and Pepper Laughington, a local transgender woman. We’ll learn about Calgary Outlink’s resiliency model for providing services and guiding sensitivity training regarding LGBTQ issues, followed by Pepper sharing her personal story of living day-to-day with resilience. Pepper will be available to answer any questions you have regarding transgender issues from her lived experiences and perspectives.
Posted by Women's Centre of Calgary.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

: The Inclusive City: Reimagining Urban Life with Mark Lakeman

Orpheus Theatre - SAIT Campus
How do we build bridges in the face of adversity and take positive and peaceful action toward creating a just society? Join renowned architect and placemaker Mark Lakeman (from The City Repair Project, Communitecture - Architecture, Planning, Design, and Village Coalition in Portland, Oregon) as well as local guests for a thought-provoking evening focused on reimagining our urban environment as an inclusive, accessible, and unified village.
Posted by City Repair Calgary.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

: Building Resilient Communities with Mark Lakeman & Friends

CommunityWise Resource Centre
Join Gaiacraft and City Repair Calgary in welcoming Mark Lakeman (from The City Repair Project, Communitecture - Architecture, Planning, Design, and Village Coalition in Portland, Orgenon) back to Calgary for a half-day workshop presenting powerful ideas for building resilient communities.
Posted by City Repair Calgary.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

: International Women's Day Potluck Celebration

Women's Centre of Calgary
International Women's Day happens on March 8th every year. On this day, people worldwide gather to celebrate the amazing things women have accomplished! This year, our theme is “Be Bold for Change.” We want to emphasize hope for women in the years to come and recognize the power of stories to create change, while still acknowledging the numerous hurdles remaining on the path to gender equity.
Posted by Women's Centre of Calgary.

Monday, March 13, 2017

: Chapters & Chat Meeting #10: Wenjack by Joseph Boyden

Forest Lawn Library - Basement room 4807-8th Ave SE
Welcome to Treaty 7 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada!

Chapters & Chat Book Club Meeting #10
Book: Wenjack by Joseph Boyden

Posted by Aboriginal Pride with 12CSI.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

: JustREEL Film Series presents Shadow World

Marda Loop Justice Film Festival
Marda Loop Justice Film Festival's justREEL series presents:

SHADOW WORLD by Johan Grimonprez

SHADOW WORLD is a cinematic documentary that reveals the shocking realities of the global arms

Posted by Marda Loop Justice Film Festival.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

: Women's Sharing Safety Circle

3810 17 Avenue S.E.
12 Community Safety Initiative's Diversity Team is launching an all ages women's safety sharing circle. We would love for you join us in creating a safe space at the Forest Lawn Library from 6:30-8:30pm, the third Thursday of each month.
Posted by 12 Community Safety Initiative - 12CSI.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

: Leadership in Human Rights with Linda McKay-Panos

Women's Resource Centre at University of Calgary
Linda McKay-Panos is the Executive Director of the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre and the author of several publications dealing with civil liberties, access to information, human rights, discrimination, equality and related topics. Linda received the 2001 Suzanne Mah Award and an Alberta Centennial Medal in 2005 for her work in human rights in Alberta.
Posted by Women's Resource Centre at University of Calgary.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

to : Calgary LeadHERship Training

Calgary Girls' School Society
If You Want to Empower Girls - This is it!

LeadHERship Training is a 2.5-day intensive program that will teach you tools to connect with tweens, share your story and create an impact! We've all been through something we wish girls don't ever have to go through - body image, mean girls, bullies, mental health - be a mentor and change lives!

Posted by Sole Girls.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

: University of Calgary "The Vagina Monologues" 2017

University Theatre - University of Calgary
University of Calgary presents a fifth annual production of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues, joining the global effort to stop violence against women and girls.
Posted by Women's Resource Centre at University of Calgary.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

to : 4th Biennial Homelessness Research Symposium

Fort Calgary
Every two years, the Calgary Homeless Foundation organizes a community research symposium to share knowledge, showcase local research, and connect members within the homeless-serving sector. As data quality improves, communities around the province continue to explore new ways to research and enhance our community, while also gaining new insights into programmatic and individual outcomes.
Posted by Calgary Homeless Foundation.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

: People's Climate March

Calgary City Hall
Ignoring science is a threat to the future of our planet, the safety of our communities, and the health of our families.
Posted by Calgary Animal Rights Effort.