SOLD OUT Community Connection 5: Amplifying Local Action

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Next Up Alberta
Calgary, Alberta, CA

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Next Up Calgary invites you to the 5th annual Community Connection. Held on Treaty 7 land, the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T'ina and Stoney Nations, shared with the Metis people and the settler people of southern Alberta.

#CCYYC5 will be at the CommunityWise Resource Center at 223 12 Ave SW, Calgary on February 11th. Doors open at 9:00 am. Programming will start at 9:30 am. and wind up at 4:30 pm. You will require a pre-purchased ticket to attend.

Learn about exciting community initiatives in our city, foster connections with individuals who share your passions and discover the unique impact that you can have in shaping the world around you.The day includes workshops and the marketplace of ideas. Lunch is provided.

The program includes workshops, the marketplace of ideas and loads of opportunities for networking and having fun, plus a delicious Lunch (12-1). At 3 pm, Olympian Erica Wiebe will be giving the Keynote presentation. The day's topics and presenters include: Robyn Luff MLA, the Women's Centre of Calgary, the Alberta Network of Immigrant Serving Agencies, Artivism, Composting with worms, Calgary Food Resilience, Why Ask Her? - women in city politics, and the Treaty 7 Film Collective . There will be live music by Jiggity James, a family chill out room and space for free creative activities. You can join in and power our sound using Open Streets' generator bike, or make DIY buttons.
We hope that you'll join us on Saturday to Amplify Local Action.

**We encourage you to bring a reusable water bottle or travel mug to reduce waste.**

Email us at calgary (at) if you have any questions.

We thank the Health Sciences Association of Alberta, Alberta EcoTrust Foundation and the Calgary District Labour Council for their ongoing support of the CCYYC. Thanks too, to UNA Pizza for donating to our lunch and participating in the workshops and to the Beltliner for donating giftcards! Thanks too, to Green Event Services for their help with waste reduction. Finally we are pleased to acknowledge Next Up Leadership's Calgary program participants and grads, the Arusha Centre and the CommunityWise Resource Centre for their active participation and support.