Results: Calgary

  • 2020 M-B Award - Calgary

    Yared Belayneh

    2020 M-B AWARD – Calgary Yared is a compassionate leader who strives to understand the person he is speaking to before understanding the project at hand. He always demonstrates patience when explaining complex topics and encourages questions. Over the last year, I have worked with him on a few different projects where he has demonstrated […]

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  • 2020 Community-Building (C) Award - Calgary

    Adanech Sahilie

    Adanech is one of the most dedicated community leaders, advocates and organizers. No matter the scale of the issue, she has been able to bring people together to find practical ways of helping, by mobilizing not just her own efforts but the entire community. This has been especially important during the pandemic where some communities […]

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  • 2020 Front-Line Innovative Leadership (C) Award - Calgary

    Judit Kovacs & Team

    The Language Assessment and Referral Centre at Immigrant Services Calgary (CLARC) provides English tests for immigrants who would like to study in federally and provincially funded language programs or enrol in professionally related courses in Calgary and Southern Alberta. Before COVID 19, CLARC provided the Canadian Language Benchmark Placement Test (CLBPT) in person in the […]

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  • 2020 Above and Beyond Dedication in Response to COVID-19 (C) Award - Calgary

    Fatima Macavinta

    Fatima has worked for The Calgary Drop In Centre for quite a few years as a Case Manager however at the beginning of the pandemic, she realized that her knowledge and education in Health Care would be required. She, like so many of us over the last year, pivoted away from her position with the […]

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  • 2020 Front-Line Innovative Leadership Award - Calgary

    Amy Munroe

    In March 2020, when Alberta went into lock down, Sagesse – like many other organizations – was forced to change their Direct Service programs. Sagesse offers in-person peer support programs. These programs are designed to be done with a facilitator and all participants in one room for a set amount of time each week. With […]

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  • 2020 Commitment to Person-Centered Practice (C) Award - Calgary

    Melissa Morrison

    Melissa Morrison is an outstanding youth worker at Avenue 15 who truly went above and beyond during the Covid -19 pandemic. Melissa wears many hats at Trellis. She is currently the Site Supervisor at Avenue 15, (was previously the resident manager at Treehouse (an apartment building for youth and families transitioning out of homelessness) and […]

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  • 2020 Community-Building Award - Calgary

    Community Development Team (Trellis)

    The Community Development Program works in vulnerable communities at a macro level and strives to empower residents. Where community resources do not yet exist, the Community Development team works with resident groups and community organizations to create these supports. From there, the team helps engage, support and mobilize communities. The work is resident-led and feedback-informed. […]

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  • 2020 Commitment to Person-Centered Practice Award - Calgary

    Cathy Keough

    Cathy Keough, Director of Counselling Initiatives at Calgary Counselling Centre (CCC) has put people at the heart of her work, adapting the way she leads her team of staff, and serves clients to meet their unique needs. Her commitment to person-centred care has been even more evident this past year while facing the challenges of […]

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  • 2020 Partnership, Collaboration & Connection Award - Calgary

    Front Runners (Families Matter)

    When Covid-19 emerged, many kids may have found it initially exciting to have schools shut down, but the thrill did not last long. Growing numbers of children found themselves without physical connection to their important peers, and struggling with anxiety, isolation, loneliness, and depression. While some children have consistent support from responsive parents, others were […]

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  • 2020 Partnership, Collaboration & Connection (C) Award - Calgary

    Case Management Team (Homefront)

    Frontline workers are at the core of HomeFront’s services and the work they do is incredibly impactful for families and victims of domestic violence in our city. The Case Management Team demonstrates partnership, collaboration and connection – this is central to success in the intervention and prevention of family violence in our city. HomeFront partners […]

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