Calgary advocacy group builds from the neighbourhood up
LiveWire Calgary was on hand to report on our official founding as the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good. You can review their coverage here.
The Calgary Alliance for the Common Good (CACG) has been working behind the scenes for some time, building relationships and acting when Calgary advocacy is needed.
Now, the 29-member organization, representing 31,000 Calgarians, are celebrating their official founding assembly Thursday.
Rev. Anna Greenwood-Lee, spokesperson for the non-partisan CACG, said they’ve celebrated some recent victories already, including involvement in the Keep Calgary Strong campaign, which urged city council to keep programs for vulnerable citizens whilst they were making $60 million in budget cuts.
“It was a bit of a victory in July in that they didn’t cut the mental health and addiction strategy. And they didn’t cut the low-income transit pass,” said Greenwood-Lee.
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