eNewsletter of Calgary's Generative Journalism News Co-Op | February 12, 2015

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

In the wake of the tragic loss of Michael Green and Narcisse Blood we remember their vision for Calgary and future generations

The New Scoop team is deeply saddened to learn of the tragic loss of Michael Green and Narcisse Blood.

We had the privilege last fall of sharing Michael and Narcisse's vision for Calgary and future generations in a story about the ground-breaking theatrical production, Making Treaty 7.

Narcisse, a Blackfoot elder, described the heart of the Making Treaty 7 message as this: There is enough for all, take what you need and give back to the land.

Exercise part of second interfaith community hub workshop

On Jan. 17, more than thirty people came together from all corners of Calgary for a workshop that explored how faith communities could serve as community hubs. It was the second event Knox Presbyterian Church and the Interfaith Council of Calgary hosted on this topic as part of their efforts to implement the Enough for All strategy.

Enough for All defines community hubs as intentionally designed spaces that facilitate connections between residents for community building, and to improve access to programs and services that support individual and family resiliency.

Community hubs are one way we can reduce poverty in Calgary. Hubs can empower people within a community to work together to develop actions that meet their needs and help them realize their vision for the future. Read more...

'The best asset we have is the people around the table and their commitment to the work'

After the official mandate for a Calgary justice initiative had been accomplished, those involved decided of their own accord to keep working together.

"That's the story that probably best captures the possibilities in our work," says lawyer Janice Pasay.

Janice is the co-chair of the Calgary Poverty Reduction Initiative Justice Sector Constellation, one of 16 constellations formed by the Secretariat of the Calgary Poverty Reduction Initiative (CPRI) to assist in developing a strategy to significantly reduce poverty in Calgary. Read more...

In Other News

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