Strengthening Systems for Community Economies @ Riddell Library and Learning Centre, Calgary [11 September]

Strengthening Systems for Community Economies


10
11
September
14:00 - 17:00

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Riddell Library and Learning Centre
74 Mount Royal Circle SW, Calgary, Alberta T3E 7P7
Building inclusive community economies often requires systems change to enable more community-based economic development. This workshop will explore the current opportunities to affect policy change towards a more just and equitable society for all. Learn how localizing spending and fostering community ownership build inclusive community economies.

Bursaries are available for individuals that have financial and/or travel barriers to attend. Simply email [email protected] with BURSARY in the subject line, explain your interest in the program, how the program will support your community change efforts and your reason for applying for a bursary.

Please note: Workshop times and locations may change depending on feedback from participants.

— Are you involved in a community change effort in your community?

Harness new tools in this 5-part workshop series designed for individuals passionate about community that are curious how to apply an economic lens to social issues. Grow your understanding of the connections between the local economy, community development and social change in areas such as food security, affordable housing and local job creation.

Workshops can be taken independently or completed in full to earn a certificate of completion. This workshop series is designed in partnership between the Institute for Community Prosperity at Mount Royal University and Thrive.
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