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Vital City 2020

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82% of Calgarians believe racism towards Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour exists. 

(Data from the 2020 Calgary’s Vital Signs report, published in mid-October.)

So, what are we going to do about it?

Vital City
Speed Networking 11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Program 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Join Calgary Foundation President & CEO, Eva Friesen and Board Chair, Elizabeth Peters as they present our annual report to community. 

Then, hear from Elise Ahenkorah, Principal and Inclusion Strategist for inclusion FACTOR, LeeAnne Ireland, Executive Director at Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth, and Thulasy Lettner, Equity Framework Coordinator at CommunityWise Resource Centre as they share their insightful perspectives on racial equity in our city.

During Vital City you may hear racial equity terms that are new to you. Please explore these racial equity resources for personal learning to enhance your experience as you listen to the conversation.


· Networking
Speed Networking
Meet your fellow vital citizens! You have two minutes to chat and then you will meet someone new. At noon, make your way to the main stage.
· Stage
Main Program
Hear from Eva Friesen and Elizabeth Peters as they present our annual report to community. Then, hear from three dynamic BIPOC community leaders.

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Calgary Foundation

We inspire philanthropy, support the charitable sector and build a permanent endowment to address the current/future needs of people in our community.

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