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Holy Smokes, Is All of Calgary Here?

Elders Teaching Hosted by Vibrant Communities Calgary and St Mary's University

This wonderful comment by Wilf McDougal captured the spirit of the recent Elders Teaching event hosted by Vibrant Communities Calgary and St Mary’s University. Everyone was surprised by the number and diversity of people who took advantage of the opportunity to listen with friends and strangers to stories and teaching from Elders from Treaty 7

Poverty Talked – We Listened

Last week a committed group of poverty activists convened for “Enough,” a Spoken Word Event at the Calgary Public Library’s John Dutton Theatre to mark the United Nations’ International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

The event featured spoken word performances from Calgarians who intimately understand the impacts of poverty and have an important story to share.