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YYC Building Calgary Communities

Secrets of Calgary's Chinatown

How did Calgary’s Chinatown get here? It took years of hard work, collaboration and perseverance. Come listen to how the Chinese community faced many different roadblocks, overcame barriers and developed what is known as Calgary’s third Chinatown. Learn how many groups in Chinatown are working hard to ensure it’s legacy is preserved for years to come.

We are members of the I love YYC Chinatown Youth Group. Our mission is to bring youth together through their love of YYC Chinatown. We strive to show our love through community service, mentorship, and encouragement of each other. We are a network of compassionate leaders achieving positive change, all while celebrating Asian culture. Having grown up in Chinatown and from different Chinese ethnic backgrounds, we each have our own unique spin of Chinese in Calgary. Join us as we share our intimate stories of history of how our forefathers got here, current work in Chinatown, and where we plan to go.

*To participate in most programs, you must be a member.  Exceptions are listed as Open to the Public

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