Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary - Tenant Member (August 2018) Interviewer: Jennah Martens-Forrester, CommunityWise Interviewee: Tracy Anderson, AFCC  What is the name of your organization? The Aboriginal Friendship Center of Calgary (AFCC) Can you summarize what your organization’s main objectives are?   [...]
We are very excited to introduce CommunityWise's fall 2018 practicum student -- Megan! Megan has shared the following info about herself: Hi! My name is Megan MacKay and I am in my final year of my BSW at the University of Calgary. I have a background in communications and journalism - though even as a journalism student I always knew I was interested in social justice. I lo[...]
Defending Ann The Elizabeth Fry Society of Canada helps women navigate the many levels of the Canadian Justice System at the same time as offering basic needs and general supports. Racialized women make up a staggering 60 – 85% of their clientele, depending on the program and services. The reason for this imbalance: intergenerational trauma, poverty, and the way the justice system[...]
The Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary (EFry Calgary) The Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary (EFry Calgary) is an agency that serves the needs of women who are currently engaged with judicial systems charges, including bylaw tickets, warrants, missed court dates, and child custody issues. The Calgary chapter of EFry focuses not only on these pressing matters, but the woman’s needs as [...]
We're holding another Work Bee to get some cleaning and maintenance work done around the building! Potential tasks will include kitchen cleaning, wall scrubbing, carpet vacuuming/cleaning, and painting. These monthly Work Bees play a big role in the ongoing collective care of our shared space. Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Time: 4-7pm (flexible; come when you can during these hour[...]