Community Engagement Session


June 18, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Good afternoon friends!

I have been asked to invite clergy and faith leaders to a community consultation with Jeny Mathews-Thusoo, the Program Lead for Resilience & Infrastructure Calgary, which is an initiative of the City. This is an opportunity for representatives of faith communities to add their voices to a discussion of how religious communities can better contribute to the vitality of the City of Calgary. The full description of the session is:

Community Engagement Session Description

Part 1: Calgary’s diverse communities’ relationships with government and key organizations

The City of Calgary fosters a resilient city that values trusting relationships with its diverse communities. Your insights are needed to strengthen these relationships. We want to listen and learn about your current relationships with government and key organizations. What has caused Calgary’s diverse Religious communities to be only acquaintances with government and key organizations, not close and trusting friends?

Part 2: Service Plans & Budgets 2019-2022

Every four years, The City of Calgary creates service plans and budgets to deliver on what is important to Calgarians.  Your input is an important part of building these plans and budgets and we would like to hear from you about what you value most about each of our services. Your input will be a consideration into the next four years because what matters to you matters to us!

The consultation will be held on:

Monday, June 18 at the Calgary JCC (1607-90 Ave. SW) from 2-4pm.

As this is my last week at Calgary Jewish Federation (although I will see you all at the consultation!), please

RSVP to my colleague Kara Goodwin at or 403-444-3153. If you are unable to attend, or if you feel there is another representative of your community who should be included in this conversation, please feel free to forward the invitation.

All the best,

Judy Shapiro  |  Associate Executive Director
Calgary Jewish Federation
Jerusalem Road
1607 – 90 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB  T2V4V7
B | 403.444.3153
C | 403.830.2022

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