Author: Trevor Popoff Sue Gwynn has been working in the field of community advocacy since she was a kid; or at least, that’s what her mother would say. At the start of her career in advocacy, she was defending the small kid in class. Now, inspired by her job at Community Hubs Calgary, she’s introduced … Continue reading How Community Catalysts Could Shape Neighbourhood Development and Resilience
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