I took my Power in my Hand – /
And went against the World –
Emily Dickinson (Poem 660)
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Alberta Infrastructure : Save the Museum Building in Old Glenora by June Acorn · 5,567 supporters Petition details Community PETITION UPDATE " Brian Mason has committed to a province-wide engagement with Albertans June Acorn Edmonton, Canada APR 14, 2017 — starting in 2017 to hear their suggestions and ideas for future use of the SITE. " IF YOU HAVE IDEAS AS MANY HAVE PLEASE SEND THEM TO firstname.lastname@example.org and I will put them together for a Significant Statement to Mr Mason that we do not want the SITE destroyed but have many ideas for repurposing. Share TweetEmail
" Brian Mason has committed to a province-wide engagement with Albertans
APR 14, 2017 — starting in 2017 to hear their suggestions and ideas for future use of the SITE. " IF YOU HAVE IDEAS AS MANY HAVE PLEASE SEND THEM TO email@example.com and I will put them together for a Significant Statement to Mr Mason that we do not want the SITE destroyed but have many ideas for repurposing.
1) Use it for eductional space for the University of Alberta --art rooms and displays. 2) Make it a multicultural community hub for all the kids of Alberta to learn about peace, human rights and culture. 3) Use it as an umbrella site for organizations like the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights to engage with the communities of Alberta in a permanent place provided free by the GOA. 4) Use it for musical programs for communities where we can have access to community singers and other performers on a low cost basis 5) Transform it into an intergenerational space where seniors, children and adults can participate in programs of any sort 6) Preserve our historical information there; put the public stories of ordinary Albertans on display eg. Ukrainain folklore 7) Teach the children well-- community tutors can meet here and help the most disadvantaged kids get up to speed in their work at school 8) Library section 9) Community kitchen section 10) Teach citizenship 11) Free language classes to new immigrants. The Mennonite Center for Newcomers could be housed here. 12) Community outreach 13) Home care services for disabled Albertans could be provided from here 14) Low cost food provision for the homeless in downtown Edmonton 15) religious function for different churches, mosques--multi religion meeting place to increase understanding and defeat Islamophobia and hate 16) Activist training Central. 17) Volunteer training center for young kids 18) Coop work training place for kids like my younger son looking for his first job 19) a place where kids who are on the streets can be safe 20) A place where the homeless can sit out the cold in a home like setting rather than walking downtown in an endless cycle. 21) A place where the elite can mingle with the poorest and learn what it takes to survive hardship and hunger 22) A place for our children that has their works of art always on the walls in a rotating presentation. 23) Community garden place 24) A place where Heritage Days could be celebrated along with other cultural events.