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Lego® Serious Play® Workshop

On April 16, 2015, 40 engaged citizens came together at the Stanley Milner Public Library for an afternoon of thought-provoking discussion and Lego® Serious Play® making of what inclusive citizenship can look like in action.

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Building Communities Together Through Engaged Citizenship

Still a few spots left. Sign up by Friday April 10th. 

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U of A design student prototypes new ways to increase community engagement

Guest Post by University of Alberta MDes student Travis Holmes

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The CommuniTEA infusion van is a provocative instant community.

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Fall 2014 Citizen Action Hall

In the fall of 2014, a group of inspired citizens with disabilities, University of Alberta Community Service-Learning students, researchers and Skills Society community support workers got together to curate artifacts and stories for 5 geocaches we then launched into our community.

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Little Italy Community Garden is Underway

Skills Society is happy to have received support from the Neighbourhood Revitalization Matching Fund to build a Community Garden in the “Little Italy” area of McCauley neighbourhood, just south of The Works office on 95th Street.

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Making Our Mark Opening Reception at City Hall

On Sunday, June 22, the Making Our Mark exhibition held its opening reception at City Hall, as part of the 2014 Works Art & Design Festival.

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