Citizen Engagement

Soup Sisters participants making soup together
Since 2009, we've provided over 750,000 “hugs in a bowl” to women, children and youth in crisis centers across Canada and stirred over 40,000 community people into action through the making, sharing and donating of soup.
Springboard Performance
We connect artists and audiences through physical contemporary creation and public space placemaking. We seed the Calgary art scene with creative cross-pollination through containR in Sunnyside, an Art Park for placemaking, events, outdoor arts and culture happenings.
As Calgary's largest artist-run centre, we are dedicated to the development and public presentation of contemporary art. Our goal is to incite dialogue locally, which contributes to the global critical discourse on contemporary art.
Map of the world created in plywood by Daniel J. Kirk
Situated in Calgary's oldest theatre, The Grand, we are the container and catalyst for the city's strong arts culture. As a multi-disciplinary live arts venue, we present local and international live art, and foster a local arts scene by supporting and nurturing artists at all stages of...
Earn-a-Bike Program
We are changing kids’ lives from the seat of a bike.
Its about citizenship!
We connect Canadians to their military heritage and aim to become a recognized leader in sharing Canada's military history. We believe Canadians are proud of the sacrifice of the fallen, veterans and serving members and want to know their stories. Because their stories… are our stories. Its...
3 people pictured in front of Airdrie 3-fold banner
We're a community operated volunteer organization serving Airdrie and surrounding area. We strengthen our community through promoting volunteerism and our leadership builds capacity for effective local volunteering by providing resources and training.
Hands with eyes serves well as a puppet
At WP Puppet Theatre we seek to spark curiosity; provide understanding about the world we live in; examine the issues of our time; consider solutions and inspire our audiences to become active, ethical and involved citizens through puppetry.
WINS Thrift Stores support women in need and their families.
We help women in need and their families help themselves. Each year, thousands of Calgarians receive a hand up through our six Family Resource Centres, Free Goods Referral Program and Thrift Store Social Enterprise. These three core offerings help local women in need and their families takes in...
The Women’s Centre’s vision is a world where women are supporting communities and communities are supporting women. We work toward that vision by providing a safe place for women to get assistance, connect with others and work for change.
The Women’s Centre is a grassroots community organization which provides a space for women to find support, connect with other women, and work to change the systems which prevent them from being thriving, engaged citizens in their community. The Centre has been acting as an independent organization...