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Happy to celebrate 125 years of Pioneer Press in Edmonton! Pioneer Press has faithfully made our Top 30 Under 30 Magazine every year. Some of these machines date back to the turn of the century!

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AGM 2019 ✔️ Thanks Global Ed for your support!

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We travelled across the province to map Alberta's contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals. Through community roundtables, we listened to people across sectors and are excited to share what we heard in our Community Report! Read it online at: https://together.acgc.ca/report

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This week ACGC staff met with the Honorable @amarjeet_sohi, Member of Parliament for Millwoods to share the work the Council has been doing to connect with Albertans on the Sustainable Development Goals through cross-sector conversations hosted at community roundtables. We look forward to launching the new online map of organizations working on the SDGs at our Annual General Meeting on September 12th! Learn more about the project at : acgc.ac/togetheralberta and attend the public launch: https://bit.ly/2KBUYbC

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ACGC encourages you to take time on #InternationalYouthDay to recognize @Leaderstoday working towards a better world for everyone, everyday! Did you know that only 5% of Canadian children between the ages of five and 17 meet the guidelines for daily physical activity?! #HealthAdvocate @kendraconnolly wants to see more youth leading long and happy lives #SDG3. Working with The COMPASS Study, her #SDGHub project will look at the impact of school-based health programs on the health of high school students. Follow the project at acgc.ca/thehub

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Congratulations to Top30Under30 Alumni(https://bit.ly/2KtWTO8) Athiang Makuoi on receiving the #2019RISEAward. She is creating a more welcoming and inclusive community through her strong guiding actions which positively influence youth around her. As the co-founder and current Chair of the South @ssyofcanada (South Sudanese Youth of Canada, @attibangz founded the roots of this organization with her peers to build a new identity for the South Sudanese youth that exists within Canada. She played an integral part in the shaping of what SSYC stands for through committing hundreds of hours over the past 2 years to put together community events for South Sudanese youth. The dedication from youth who are balancing school, work, sports, and family commitments, truly shows that anything can be achieved if the passion within the people exists. Attend the 2019 RISE Awards on October 10th in Edmonton: https://bit.ly/2GSuuQU

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ICYMI: “A recognized Human Rights City since 2003, @cityofedmonton recognizes that poverty robs people of the chance to live a life of dignity. We also understand that poverty is an issue of justice and equity. Our work acknowledges that ending poverty requires a shift of attitude and of systems from a charity model to one of human rights” Mayor @doniveson on Edmonton’s roadmap to end poverty http://together.acgc.ca/mayor-don-iveson/

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As a migrant herself, #YoungLeader @cindicato acutely understands the challenges immigrants, newcomers, and refugees face. She has served with the @edmyouthcouncil and is now beyond ecstatic to work with the #SDGHub and other partner organizations on a project that focuses on migrant workers’ rights, and promote social, economic, and political inclusion of everyone #ReducedInequalities #leavenoonebehind. Watch the space at acgc.ca/thehub. @LeadersToday

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“We always teach and encourage children to give back to their community when they grow up. For me, I think engaging them in issues I feel are relevant to me and society as an alumni is a great way to demonstrate how we care about our community and how I have learned to embrace challenges in life. It was an opportunity for me to be a role model for these young students.” -Yiwei Chen reflects on leading a workshop on recycling at St. Theresa Elementary, a school she has fond memories of as a former student. #SDGHub @LeadersToday envision a prosperous and equal Alberta for everyone, and they are taking action today to make it unfold. #sdgs #sdg4 #alberta #albertayouth #youthleaders #UNCity4schools #sdgaction Read more: https://bitly.com/

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Job posting - communications and monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator / post posting coordination of communications and monitoring-evaluation (link: https://bit.ly/2Kq3wUa)

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#EducationAdvocate @elisepundyk believes in the transformational power education has on individuals and communities alike #SDG4. She worked with the @ulethbridge to bring the @wusc_eumc program to her university, giving refugees much-needed post-secondary opportunities. She will be working with the #SDGHub to further lasting change through her project. Learn more: acgc.ca/thehub @leaderstoday #CanadaServiceCorps

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#YoungLeader @jolaxo devotes her days to the service of others. She is a member of @unacanada's Building Young Entrepreneurs program and the @edmyouthcouncil. From organizing the multicultural event Rhythm & Rhyme to fundraising for @msbiketour to working as a leader for @bgccan, her efforts are enriching entire communities and will continue through ACGC’s #SDGHub. acgc.ca/thehub #ActNow @YoungLeaders #CanadaServiceCorps

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