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Welcome to the Calgary Immigrant Women's Association's bi-monthly
United Way Campaign
CIWA’s 2018 United Way Campaign ran from September 17 to October 31. CIWA had
several events throughout the month including
We want to thank everyone who participated and donated to make this campaign a success. We raised over $18,500! We couldn’t have done it without you.
Small Multicultural Immigrants Learning Early Strategies (SMILES) Program
CIWA’s SMILES program dressed up for Halloween and went on a trick or treating parade throughout CIWA.
Clean Energy Projects
CIWA is featured in the Pembina Institute’s Alberta New Energy Economy Map.
The Pembina Institute is working to solve today’s greatest energy challenges —
reducing the harmful impacts of fossil fuels while supporting the transition to an energy
system that is clean, safe and sustains a high quality of life.
The Pembina Institute will showcase CIWA’s Project Footprint and the programming
being provided to young immigrant girls to promote environmental stewardship. To see
the Alberta New Energy Map click here
Fast Track Employment Training Program
CIWA’s Fast Track Employment Training Program equips immigrant women with tools
and strategies to enhance their employability for one of the following roles:
For more information, please contact Jenny Krabbe
Family Violence Prevention Month
November is Family Violence Prevention Month in Alberta. Family Violence Prevention
Month started in 1986 as a local initiative in the town of Hinton where four remarkable
Albertans, Katherine Kennedy, Sonja Bennett, Faye Wheeler and Glenda Carter, formed
The Hinton Society for the Prevention of Family Violence and launched Alberta’s very
first family violence education and prevention campaign.
Throughout the month of November CIWA will host several Go Purple events!
It takes all of us working together to promote healthy relationships and safe
communities in our province.
#GoPurpleAB in November!
For more information, please contact Rekha Gadhia
Adopt a Family
Share the spirit of giving by adopting an immigrant woman and her family this holiday
season by donating unused household items, baby supplies, store gift cards, food
and/or children’s clothes, books or toys.
For more information, please contact Celestina Akinkunmi
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