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    Member Spotlight: CECA

    Calgary Ethiopian Community Association (December 2017) Interviewer: Agnes Odera, CommunityWise – Practicum Student. Interviewee: Shilemat Birhanu, Calgary Ethiopian Community Association - Head of Organization. What is the name of your organization? Calgary Ethiopian Community Associat[...]
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    Upcoming anti-racism training opportunity!

    2-day anti-racism workshop in Calgary. Interested in learning more about anti-racism and bringing anti-racism practices into your workplace? Check out this training opportunity presented by the Centre for Race and Culture in partnership with CommunityWise. Dates: February 2 & 3, 2018 Cost: $[...]
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    Ask Me Anything - Racial Equity Transcript

    On November 28th, 2017 CommunityWise and members of the AROC Working Group hosted an Ask Me Anything live-chat on Facebook. Below is a transcript of the questions and responses. Question 1 I have a question about representation. When asking a certain group of people or individuals to present, pe[...]
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    Using Vulnerability to Discuss Racial and Ethnic Inclusion

    “I want to start talking about racial equity at my organization but…I don’t know where to start” does this refrain sound familiar? It’s ok. It’s a hard topic to begin to navigate alone, in a non-profit where you may have not had intentional conversations about race before. Starting small can help yo[...]
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    Thank you, Agnes!

    Agnes has been working with the Staff Collective as a social work practicum student since September. She’s contributed a whole lot of experience, knowledge, and skill to CommunityWise in this short period of time, always with a solid, critical analysis and a big desire to learn. From helping to upda[...]