eNewsletter of Calgary's Generative Journalism News Co-Op | June 19, 2015


Here are some of the stories we've been telling this week:


Rabbi's Departure Sparks Interfaith Dialogue
New Scoop hosts gathering on faith in the city, looking back and ahead

 

As Rabbi Howard Voss-Altman prepares for the next chapter of his life after 13 years in Calgary, he's encouraged to see that interfaith leadership relations are stronger than he's ever known them to be. The next great challenge is bringing that momentum to the faith communities as a whole, he says.


 

New Scoop, which has been illuminating stories of Calgary's faith communities, invites Rabbi Howard to share his reflections in a panel discussion on faith in the city on Monday, June 22.

 

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New Ways of Doing Things
Alberta's 1st 100% Worker-owned Co-op Bakery & Pizzeria

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lbertans have voted for change in the last provincial election, sending a strong signal that the old ways of doing things are out.
 

For Chris Picek and Peter Driftmier, the timing couldn't be better. They want to change how businesses are run in the province.

  
  

Overcoming Conflicting Loyalties: A Review

 

As I was driving home from the book launch of Overcoming Conflicting Loyalties: Intimate Partner Violence, Community Resources, and Faith, the news of the hour was of sexual abuse charges being laid against an employee of a youth-facing organization. I had the radical thought, why is this information worthy of news? It was in direct contrast to the thoughtfulideas presented in Overcoming Conflicting Loyalties, an expression of the work and thinking of longstanding sherpas of change around Intimate Partner Violence (IPV).

 

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