CDLI Meet Up – June 15, 2017

Together with the Disability Action Hall and Poverty Talks, this meet up continues the discussion we began at the November 2016 CDLI Big Meet up, which focused on building more connected communities by breaking out of siloed ways of working. So on Thursday, June 15, we will discuss the issues as poverty and disability rights […]

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CDLI Meet Up – April 27, 2017

Meet up topic: Connecting Syrian Youth to Calgary communities WHEN: Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:30pm – 8:30pm WHERE: Syrian Refugee Support Group Calgary Warehouse (6923 Farrell Rd SE, Calgary) WHO: Everyone welcomed. Please make a special effort to invite your Syrian contacts This meet up is a follow up to a discussion we had in […]

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Community Development Curriculum Lab

You are Invited: On Monday, March 13, 2017, Calgary’s Community Development Learning Initiative (CDLI) is inviting Calgarians to discuss and help in the development of a training curriculum that supports Calgarians to improve their communities. We need your help moving forward! Drop-in anytime between 3:30-7:30 pm. Visit different stations to learn about this project, explore what CDLI […]

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Upcoming Meet Ups in 2017

CDLI hosts regular Meet-ups for anyone interested in helping to build better communities and neighborhoods to learn from one another, generally the last Tuesday of each month.  Here are some Meet-up topics we will be exploring in the coming months: Domestic Violence – 31 January, 2017 Seniors Isolation – 28 February, 2017 Community Development Opportunity – 28 March, 2017 Syrian […]

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CDLI Meet Up – Jan 31, 2017

Community-centered approach to Domestic Violence prevention | working with men & boys At the November 2016 CDLI Big Meet up, we began a conversation on the need to break out of siloed ways of workingso that we can build more connected communities. We explored some challenging issues we face in Calgary (such as Domestic Violence, Seniors […]

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3nd Annual CDLI Big Meet Up – Saturday 5 November, 2016

Join us for a day of exploring new and creative ways of community building and working collaboratively on urgent challenges. Learn of great initiatives happening in communities and neighbourhoods across Calgary. Expect to form new connections, engage in transformative conversations and share and gain additional skills and insights to make communities in Calgary an even better place […]

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Faculty of Social Work Evening of Community Building

The International and Community Development (ICD) MSW Program, Faculty of Social Work invites you to an evening of Community Building! When: Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 4pm – 7:30pm Location: Faculty of Social Work Student Lounge (4th floor), University of Calgary 2500 University Drive N.W Registration: Please RSVP on eventbrite All are welcomed: Students, Instructors, Alumni, Mentors, Community […]

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Join Peter Block, Walter Brueggemann & John McKnight to discuss new book – An Other Kingdom

Newscoop, the Canadian Poverty Institute and Ambrose University is hosting Peter Block, Walter Brueggemann & John McKnight in a live Skyped conversation discussing their new book An Other Kingdom. When: Monday, September 12, 2016, 11:45am – 1:15pm Location: Ambrose University – Room TBA, 150 Ambrose Cir SW – Calgary Registration: Please visit www.newscoopyyc.coop to register An Other Kingdom provides a new narrative, […]

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Idea Lab Launch Party

The Calgary Public Library is launching a creative space for innovation and big ideas – called IdeaLab. It would be a community-led space to inspire new ideas and creative solutions to exiting problems. When: Friday, September 9, 2016, 4pm – 6pm Location: Central Library, 5th Floor, 616 Macleod Trail S.E. RSVP: Please register at idealabyyc.eventbrite.ca […]

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Walking tour of Community Hubs – May 31

On Tuesday, May 31, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, CDLI has organised a walking tour & discussion on community hubs in Hillhurst-Sunnyside communities. Gathering spot: 6:30pm at containR in Sunnyside (1020 2nd Avenue, NW). From there we will begin our walking tour led by a resident of the community who will lead us on a reflective tour of […]

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