Upcoming Events & Learning Opportunities

Community Development Learning Initiative - Boost Your Chances of Community Action
Sept 23 - Oct 28 | Calgary
This five part series is for people who are passionate about their communities and are interested in creating positive community change in Calgary.

Stories that Drive Action - Calgary Foundation
Multiple dates available | Calgary

Find your organization's story. Learn how to incorporate storytelling on different platforms. Develop additional stories to drive action.

Tamarack - Community Change Festival
September 30 - October 3 | Vancouver, BC
Join changemakers from near and far to deepen your knowledge of the 5 practices needed to move your community change agenda from idea to action to impact. Go deep into one practice area or advance your skills in all five.

Tamarack - Connecting Hard to Reach Communities
October 7 | Edmonton, AB
Impactful community change efforts require us to connect with all citizens. Most places have citizens who are identified as 'harder to reach' How do community change leaders meanigfully engage this part of our communities?

Early Childhood Development Support Services - Facilitation Skills
October 8 | Edmonton, AB
Based on adult learning principles, this training takes your facilitation skills to the next level by incorporating learning styles, group dynamics and interactive engagement. Come prepared to practice your facilitation skills!

2019 ARPA Conference & Energize Workshop and ATRA Symposium
October 24-26, 2019 | Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, AB
Growing Recreation Together- Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) and the Alberta Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA) are coming together to co-host the is a fitting theme, as both organization’s make it their mission to improve the health and quality of life of all Albertans.

Advocate! 2019 Conference
November 14 - 15 | Calgary, AB
Bringing together current and emerging leaders from across North America. Hear about recent, practical experiences in modern methods of building successful advocacy initiatives in business, politics, public policy and the social sector.

Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations
Nov 19 - 21 | Edmonton, AB
Basic Facilitation Skills for Not-For-Profit & Government Organizations is offered by professional facilitators from the Alberta Culture Community Development team. The three-day workshop provides hands-on 'learn while doing' and accessible instructions in the art of group facilitation. This is a practical workshop that provides learning through instruction, discussion and small and large group work, practice and feedback.

Ever Active Schools - Shaping the Future
January 30 & February 1 | Lake Louise, AB
Shaping the Future is an annual conference that brings together educators, health and wellness professionals and researchers to discuss aspects of comprehensive school health. Ever Active Schools and committed partners strive to connect all delegates by disseminating knowledge in a variety of interactive learning formats.

Canadian Public Health Association
CPHA is a trusted advocate for public health, speaking up for people and populations to all levels of government across Canada. They champion health equity, social justice and evidence-informed decision-making. See a variety of upcoming learning opportunities here: Public Health Events

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