Empathy Week

June 1, 2020

June 7, 2020


Online, Calgary


Events Description

Empathy Week is a seven-day festival of events that promotes empathy, human connection and the recognition of shared humanity. Curated by Humainolgie, and officially proclaimed by the City of Calgary, the fifth annual Empathy Week takes place from June 1 – 7, 2020; events and programs will take place via Instagram Live and Zoom to adhere to social distancing regulations.

Partnering with community groups, individuals and artists, a calendar of different online experiences will take place during the seven-day festival. Programming is suitable for diverse audiences with wide-ranging interests. A snapshot of programming:
· The True Meaning of Pow-Wow with Nikita Kahpeaysewat
· How to Ask Deep Questions with Jan Keck
· Putting an End to Modern Conversion Therapy with Pam Rocker
· Building Empathy Online with Harpreet Dhayal
· All Abilities Dance Workshop with Momo Movement

Who is it for?

All ages


Tickets : Free

Can connect to events through Zoom and/or Instagram Live.

How to get tickets?

Buy online



Date: Monday June 1, 2020 to Sunday June 7, 2020

Monday, June 1, 2020
4:30PM | Empathy Week
Welcome with Humainologie
CEO, Salima Stanley-Bhanji |
IG Live Event
4.35PM | The True Meaning of Pow-Wow with Nikita Kahpeaysewat | IG Live
Event @spreadempathyYYC
5:00 – 6:00PM | Find Your Inner Dance: All Abilities Dance Workshop with Momo
Movement | Zoom Event | Pre-registration Required

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
4:30 – 4:50PM
How to Ask Deep Questions with
Jan Keck | IG Live Event

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
4:00 – 4:20PM | Putting an End to Modern
Conversion Therapy with Activist and
Musician Pam Rocker | IG Live Event
6:30 – 8:00PM | Calgary Dialogue Group: Empathy as a Life Skill for
Personal and Social Transformation | Zoom Event | Pre-registration
Required | Recommended Donation $10

Thursday, June 4, 2020
3:00 – 3:40PM | Kids DIY Puppetry:
Make a Paper Tiger with WP Puppet
Theatre | Zoom Event | Pre-registration

Friday, June 5, 2020
2:00 – 3:30PM | Walk of Life: Reflective All
Abilities Art Event with Prospect Human
Services | Zoom Event | Pre-registration
4:00 – 4:30PM | Building Empathy Online with Artist
Harpreet Dayal | IG Live Event @spreadempathyYYC

Saturday, June 6, 2020
10:00 – 10:20AM | Music, Empathy and My
Journey with Musician, Aya Mhana | IG Live Event
11:30AM – 12:00PM | Chatting in the Kitchen with plant-based Chef, Lexx
Ambrose | IG Live Event @spreadempathyYYC
5:00 – 6:30PM | Pechakucha: Full STEAM Ahead! with
Campfire Kinship & Gayathri Shukla | Zoom Event | Preregistration Required

Sunday, June 7, 2020
10:00 – 10:50AM | Pow-Wow Fit: Fitness Class led by Nikita Kahpeaysewat |
Zoom Event | Pre-registration Required
2:30 – 2:50PM |
Confronting Mental
Health Stigma with Artist
Jane McCloy | IG Live Event
2:50 – 3:00PM | Closing Meditation with Mina Khan-Lee | IG Live Event
3:00PM | Closing Remarks with Humainologie | IG Live Event

Venue & Address

Zoom Link Or IG Live Event @spreadempathyyyc, 1514 7 St SW, Calgary, AB T2R 1A7

Wheelchair accessible

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