Calgary's Neighbourhood of Promise
Presenters: Pam Meunier, AJ Matsune and Virginia Clark
This presentation gives an overview of Calgary’s "Strong Neighbourhoods" (SN) initiative; the targeting of social and recreational interventions based on communities of greatest need in Calgary. It includes the research methodology in establishing "SN’s"; the cross departmental initiatives that have evolved; the specific recreational tactics used to better mobilize the community; lessons learned in the delivery of this initiative.
Presentation from the 2012 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference and Energize Workshop