Education & Learning

5 CIWA Staff smiling for photo
We are a settlement agency that focuses on the unique needs of immigrant and refugee women, girls and their families. We offer programs in the areas of settlement and integration, literacy and language training, employment support, and family services.
Seniors during our monthly seniors lunch
We serve as the Jewish 'living room' of the Community, while offering social, educational, recreational and cultural programming to individuals and families of all ages, stages and backgrounds.
Our vision is for Calgary to be a safe community, free of crime.
Our community-based organization is dedicated to reducing the incidence of crime and increasing community safety through preventative and restorative justice practices. A place for new beginnings, we work with individuals every day to help restore lives, prevent crime and strengthen communities...
Pilots with the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito, RS700/CF-HMS
We’ve insured that a World War II vintage de Havilland Mosquito bomber and a Hawker Hurricane fighter aircraft would be retained in Calgary. Through restoration, all involved would be honoured and visitors could be educated about their significant place in Canadian history.
two volunteers stand in front of a rainbow flag with hearts on it as part of the opening for the Beyond Borders program
We are the community support hub for LGBTQ+ Calgarians. It is our mission to support & uplift LGBTQ+ lives. Our support services help Calgarians overcome various barriers including mental health, suicide, homelessness, self-acceptance, coming out and more.
Two young performers playing violine and cello
Over 3,700 performances involving 10,000 amateur performers makes the Calgary Performing Arts Festival (formerly the Kiwanis Festival) one of North America's largest! The Festival gives performers a unique opportunity to receive feedback from arts professionals and learn from their peers.
We are all about kids! We keep kids safe by providing vital intervention, education and prevention programs in partnership with the Calgary Police Service.
Calgary Pregnancy Care Centre
Facing an unplanned pregnancy can be confusing and overwhelming. It gets even harder when you feel alone. We are here to listen, provide practical support, and education to help build a stronger community.
The Calgary Public Library helps meet our thirst for knowledge
Calgarians love their library. They share a deep appreciation for how it helps to change lives, opens the door to opportunity through literacy and knowledge and brings people together to build community. They see its impact on the city's economic and social well-being. They know that, for more...
Young girl reading at a table
We help children learn to read. It’s that simple and that important. We build community connections and involve citizens. We strengthen networks of relationships and systems. We innovate and inspire a reading revival!