CDLI meet-ups

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. Regular Meet-ups usually take a break for the Summer. In the Summer we try to be more creative and often meet up outdoors. Here are some Meet-up topics we will be exploring in the coming months:

  • Summer Meet Up/ neighborhood tour: Creating communities you want to live in – 21 August, 2017 
  • Gaps in Early Childhood Education – September, 2017. 
  • 2017 Big Meet Up - November, 2017

Summer Meet Up/ neighborhood tour: Creating communities you want to live in 

21 aUGUST, 2017

At this meet up we will explore creating communities you want to live in. We will spend the evening in the communities of Marda Loop and Altadore visiting creative and community building spaces. Gathering spot: we begin 6:30pm at cSPACE Projects in Marda Loop (1721 29 Avenue SW). cSPACE Projects is an arts incubator, innovative venue and co-work space for Calgary to experiment, explore, and spark change... Register on Eventbrite or RSVP below.


gaps in early childhood education 


More information coming soon!

2017 Big Meet-up


More information coming soon!


Poverty and Disability Rights

15 June, 2017

Hosted in collaboration with the Disability Action Hall and Poverty Talks, this meet up focused on poverty and disability rights in Calgary through a community-centered approach. <<Past event>> 

ice-breakers without borders

30 may, 2017

Meet up topic: Ice-breakers without borders. This meet up explored: how and when to use ice-breakers/energizers; what are appropriate ice-breakers and we practiced facilitating some fun examples. <<Past event>> 

Syrian Refugee families

27 April, 2017

At this meet up we we will discuss supporting Syrian youth and families to be more connected in Calgary through examining successful community experiences and stories <<Past event>> 

Seniors Isolation

27 FEBRUARY, 2017

Meet up topic: A Community-centered approach to tackling Seniors Isolation <<Past event>> 

Domestic Violence

31 JANUARY, 2017

Community-centered approach to Domestic Violence prevention | working with men & boys <<Past event>>