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Delegates Assembly: March 11th 2024

On Monday March 11th, representatives from each of the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good's member institutions will be coming together to determine the fate of the CACG at this year's Delegate Assembly 2024

In organizing, the Delegate Assembly is an event when the representative body of the Alliance's member institutions comes together to celebrate the work we have done, collectively establish our priorities, examine our campaigns, affirm the direction of our Strategy Team,  make institutional commitments to action, and build relationships across the diversity of the Alliance. 

This year's topics include: possibilities for an upcoming Listening Campaign, building Core Teams,  restructuring and defining the roles and expectations of our different teams, Community Celebration & Fundraising Dinner and Dues! 

Each institution is represented by 2 official voting Delegates, as chosen by their community to bring the voice of that institution. In addition to the institution's 2 chosen delegates , additional Leaders and Core Team members are always welcome to join the discussion. Register HERE

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We are hiring: Join our team!

The Calgary Alliance for the Common Good is Hiring!

Are you interested in being a part of a team that works with communities from across our city for the common good? Do you have skills in communication and administration? Are you interested in learning how community organizing can have an impact on the most pressing issues facing our city? 

The Calgary Alliance for the Common Good is now hiring a new Administrative CoordinatorThis position is 15 hours/week, and will provide support in the areas of communications, administration, fundraising, and organizer support. If you are interested, a job description can be found here.  To apply please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. For further information, email Ryan or call (403)993-7123. Please pass this position advertisement to anyone you think would be a good candidate. 

 

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Media Coverage


"‘Home is here’: Hundreds seek to be heard about housing at Calgary city hall"

Ryan Andersen with the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good recognized that elements of the recommended housing strategy, like removing parking minimums and going to one common land-use designation, became politicized before Thursday’s meeting.

“What we expect from our leaders is to cut through that politicizing and actually address the needs of Calgarians. They’re real and so real leadership addresses the real needs of communities,” Andersen said.

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View previous media mentions here.