Beyond the Four Walls Conference: Shifting Attitudes

On December 12, 2017 by Rebecca Dakin
  • April 28, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Conference Shifts:

Space to Place
Engaged residents are vital to community building. Join us as we critically examine how to develop your own community hub through experiential learning. Shift your focus back towards what community hubs are all about!
Host: Ariam Wolde-Giorgis, Community Engagement Coordinator, Federation of Calgary Communities

Space to Place Presentation 

Grow Your Community Hub

Passive to Active
ActivateYYC is a microgrant program that has activated several communities across Calgary, resulting in projects and events that have brought people together to walk, play, and be neighbourly. Participate in being inspired to create your own project and experience the ActivateYYC shift for yourself!
Host: Carrie Yap, Urban Planner, Federation of Calgary Communities

Check out the ActiveYYC ideas,

Under The Rainbow 



Inside to Outside 
Lori Beattie, author of Calgary’s Best Walks, will take you on a walking tour through the community of Winston Heights/Mountview to inspire the value of walking as a way to get to know your neighbours and neighbourhood. Be inspired to reconnect with the outdoors. Come prepared to get your steps in for the day as we shift out into the community. Please note, this session is a walking tour that will be 60 – 75 minutes long and will be throughout the community of Winston Heights Mountview, please prepare for rain or shine and proper footwear.
Host: Lori Beattie, Author of Calgary’s Best Walks 

Calgary’s Best Walks (2018) 

Global to Local
What is Community Economic Development (CED)? CED has principles based in social inclusion, local economy and resident-led initiatives. Learn creative ways to create local opportunities for developing a resilient and vibrant community. Explore how CED can be used to shift your neighbourhood.
Host: Courtney Robertson, Community Social Worker, City of Calgary & Phillip Lozano with Thrive 

Me to We
Let’s learn how to include traditional Indigenous ways of decision making at board meetings that encourage active participation. Discover how you can shift your attitude on approaching consensus, board governance, and working together.
Host: Tim Fox, Director of Indigenous Relations, Calgary Foundation

Calgary Foundation Presentation 



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