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Beyond Us vs. Them: Bridging Differences Within Neighbourhoods

  • City Hall - Andrew Haydon Hall (Council Chambers) 110 Laurier Street West Ottawa Canada (map)

Speaker Series Beyond Us vs. Them: Bridging Differences Within Neighbourhoods

Join us for an opportunity to hear the stories of three Ottawa neighbourhoods that acted together to accomplish shared goals. Be inspired by their experiences of building community across difference: different perspectives, different backgrounds, different identities. Discussion and questions will follow to connect the dots to community safety.

Monday, April 29 2019 from 8:00 to 10 am Coffee and information tables at 8:00 am, program starts at 8:30 am


  • Collaboration to create change: The Bank Street BIA and Centretown stakeholders working together to address shared concerns.
  • How Overbrook Community Association built community through theatre.
  • Building a community space: Van Lang residents leaders, Westboro Beach Community Association and partner agencies make it happen

Welcoming Words Councillor Diane Deans, Chair, Crime Prevention Ottawa

Moderator: Karim Mekki, Crime Prevention Ottawa Board Member

Presenters’ remarks will be in English only. Questions will be encouraged in both official languages.

CLICK HERE to Register! If you have any questions, call 613-580-2424 ext. 25393.

Earlier Event: April 13
Dinner Fundraiser
Later Event: May 1
May is Bike to Work Month