CALL Cafés are monthly get-togethers where members can socialize, learn about and sign up for interest groups, propose new interest groups, and have a short, stimulating program ( a speaker, or some other sort of participatory event). Free for members and guests, public welcome.. Donation appreciated. No registration.
CALL Cafés are held at Rosedale Community Hall, 901 11 Ave, N.W., from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
- Monday, February 8th,
Syrian Refugee Resettlement Initiatives in Calgary
Join us for a panel discussion on this important topic.
Panel Members will include Antoinette Godbout, Refugee Sponsorship Coordinator, Calgary Catholic Immigration Society; Dr. Laureen Swann, who is currently hosting an adoptive Syrian family of four, and a Syrian refugee, a recent New Canadian who will discuss adjustment challenges.
This event will kick off a new CALL Speakers Series:
Who Cares? Social Activism in Calgary!
Stay tuned for information about future presentations in this series, which will be held in the Rosedale Community Hall from 1:00-2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, April 26 and May 24.
- Monday, March 14th,
YWCA: Women thriving in a safe and equitable community
The YWCA of Calgary is the largest and longest serving women’s organization in Calgary. Guest speaker Elsbeth Mehrer will share how the YWCA has been helping women and their families for more than 100 years. Her stories will share the YWCA’s continuum of services for women struggling with poverty, homelessness, domestic abuse and isolation.
Elsbeth Mehrer is the Director, External Relations for the YWCA of Calgary. A core focus of Elsbeth’s work is building relationships with partners to identify, address and ultimately solve issues that affect vulnerable women in the community. Prior to joining the YWCA, Elsbeth was the Director of Research, Workforce and Strategy (RWS) at Calgary Economic Development, where she provided the Calgary business community with current and reliable business and workforce development research and policy alternatives.
Mark Your Calendars: 2016
Monday, Monday, April 11,
Monday, May 9,
Monday, June 13