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New at CIWA: Click to learn more

New at CIWA: Click to learn more

In partnership with Alberta Mindfulness Association, this new project - Social Recovery for Immigrant Women - brings a mindfulness approach to help immigrant women dealing with gender-based violence and/or mental health concerns that arise from challenges in...

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Win up to $10,000!

50/50 Raffle Fundraiser   Win the jackpot prize of up to $10,000! Buy your tickets now at www.ciwa-online.com/gala*Eligible to Alberta residents ages 18 years and older Click here to review the raffle rules

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CIWA’s 2022-2023 Board Slate

CIWA’s 2022-2023 Board Slate

We are pleased to introduce CIWA's Board Slate for 2022-2023: Shairoze Damji Tony DiMaio Jess Hadley Jung Lee  Monah Gichuyia  Vered Levant KayLynn Litton Ifeoma Ngwudike Sandy O’Connor Jeni Piepgrass Dana Saric Ranju Shergill To learn more about each Board Director,...

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Join us in welcoming our new CEO!

Join us in welcoming our new CEO!

CIWA’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Paula Calderon to the role of CEO of CIWA. As Board Chair, I would like to thank my fellow Board members for their time and expertise in the recruitment process. Paula comes to us with extensive...

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Find out how you can help Ukraine.

Find out how you can help Ukraine.

CIWA has mobilized the following efforts to support Ukrainian families as they arrive in Calgary: CIWA's services for Ukrainian families include: Rental subsidies for three months in the amount of $500/month for 10 Ukrainian families (total of $15K) either in Edmonton...

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Download CIWA Health and Wellness App

Download CIWA Health and Wellness App

CIWA Health and Wellness app offers free Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy courses to help improve your mood and sleep!“I have seen noticeable changes and improvement in my life, and I am grateful for the opportunity to be part of the project…”; “I strongly...

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Click to listen to Celestina’s interview

Click to listen to Celestina’s interview

In this episode of #LetsTalkPoverty, Celestina Akinkunmi, Manager of CIWA’s Settlement and Integration Department, shares CIWA’s supports and collaborative efforts that make a difference in how newcomers navigate and adjust to life in Canada.Jaclyn Silbernagel...

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Amazon Donates to Immigrant Women and Girls in Need

Amazon Donates to Immigrant Women and Girls in Need

Amazon Donates to Immigrant Women and Girls in Need  Amazon has donated $50,000 to Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association in support of Food Security and Emergency Housing Support for Immigrant Women and their Families and Girls with Goals initiatives. Calgary...

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