Category Archives: Reading Week 2015

Posts from reading week programs in 2015.

Final Day Sustainable Cities- WHAT GOES WHERE?

Final Day Sustainable Cities- WHAT GOES WHERE? By Jacky & Kevonne Where does your TOILET WATER go? Today we spent our day at the Bonnybrook Wastewater Treatment Plant, exploring the processes involved in the recycling of wastewater. Our wastewater quality … Continue reading

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ucalgarycares Sustainable Cities Day 3

ucalgarycares Sustainable Cities Day 3 On day three (Thursday) of our Sustainable Cities program, we started off the day by heading to Bowness Park to meet with the City of Calgary’s Parks and Recreation department. The team told us about … Continue reading

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Sustainable Cities – Day 2 Blog: Bicycles & Electricity!

Sustainable Cities – Day 2 Blog By Caitlin & Camilo We met Shea from Bike Calgary at City Hall, with an exciting project, although very confusing at first. After some clarification, we set off in groups of 2-3 and headed … Continue reading

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CPL & East village; February 17, 2015

ucalgarycares Sustainable Cities: Day 1 Sustainable Cities is pilot project of ucalgary Cares organized by the Centre for Community-Enaged Learning at the University of Calgary. During the fall, a group of university students were recruited to take part in this … Continue reading

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Fat Monday

I hope you have enjoyed Clare’s posts on the blog so far. Today was officially our first day in NOLA! And here are some of the things that we did today: I am part of the Food and Justice team … Continue reading

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Down in New Orleans: Part II

I hope y’all enjoyed my first post on some of the history of New Orleans! I would like to dive into post-Reconstruction era New Orleans, when Jim Crow was instituted in Louisiana, and the civil rights movement. Post Reconstruction During … Continue reading

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Down in New Orleans: Part I

The history of New Orleans leading up to the institution of Jim Crow policies in Louisiana. Continue reading

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Get ready for Reading Week!

We are very excited to be gearing up for our 2015 Reading Week programs. Follow the journeys of our student participants as they explore Calgary and New Orleans, and engage in service-learning activities and social justice discussions. Here in Calgary, … Continue reading

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