"... a voice of conscience." - Rabbi Mark Glickman

Rabbi Mark Glickman was elected chair of the Calgary Interfaith Council the other week. During his remarks, he shared a commentary on why faith leaders and those who build community must be a part of the public discourse.


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The Climate Strategy

Rev. Tony Snow and Christine Laing spoke on our behalf at city council this week on the subject of the proposed Climate Strategy. Below is a recording of the presentation by the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good at city council, with Rev. Tony Snow (Hillhurst United Church) and Christine Laing (co-chair of our Environment Research Action Team) being our primary presenters.

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Media Coverage

Sprawl: "In Tense Times, These Calgarians Make Space For Dialogue"

There’s also the recently launched Calgary Alliance for the Common Good, a non-partisan and non-profit organization of religious congregations, unions, school and community groups all working towards a better Calgary.

“The root of what we do, but also in some ways the most counter-cultural thing we do, is that we sit down and have lots of cups of coffee with people,” says Ryan Anderson, lead organizer. “It’s taking the time to encounter other people as human beings and to be curious about them."

The Sprawl wrote an article that featured the relational side of our work. It can be found here.

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