News from the Coady 2011

Coady supporter John Chisholm shares stage with diploma grads; receives honourary degree. More

Coady Institute entry in ASHOKA Changemakers initiative. "Inspiring Approaches to First Nations, Metis and Inuit Learning" More

CBC As It Happens interview on death of Chronicle Herald publisher Graham Dennis, friend and supporter of the Coady Institute. Part two of Dec. 2 show. More

 Director Dr. John Gaventa delivers keynote at National Conference on Social Participation in Brazil. Flickr photos

Coady grad Emily Sikazwe of Zambia to receive an honourary degree from StFX. More 

VideoDr. Linda Jones speaks to Verity Women's Club in Toronto, Nov. 11, 2011.

Lila Pavey, Coady youth grad, empowers vulnerable youth in Botswana. Podcast interview here. Text version here.

PodcastLeadership capital in your community with David Fletcher and Olga Gladkikh.

Media release: Coady Institute joins ONEXONE to build leadership capacity in Haiti. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Media release: Renowned civil society scholar Michael Edwards to lecture, launch book and receive award. (Oct.3/11)

News release: October, 2, 2011 - Coady Institute announces recipient of 2011 Katherine Fleming award.

News release: August 26, 2011 - 12 Indigenous women graduate from Coady International Institute.

News release: May 16, 2011 - Dr. Linda Jones is manager, International Centre for Women's Leadership.

Video: Message to the World from the 2011 Certificate in Community Development Leadership by Women program. Runs 2:23.

Podcast: Microfinance: Anuj Jain and CS Reddy from APMAS in India discuss current issues and trends in microfinance in member-based organizations. They also cover the recent controversy over commercial lenders, and predict where the sector might head in the next 2-3 years. 

Podcast: Listen to three mentors in the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program: Cecilia Fitzpatrick, Fort McKay, AB; Pat Flett, Fort McMurray, AB; Angela James, Yellowknife, NT.

New courses: Two new certificate programs (Spring 2012) Communication and Social Media / Good Governance and Social Accountability Tools

News release: Coady Institute announces manager for International Centre for Women's Leadership. More.

News release: Indigenous women leaders start classes at Coady International Institute. More.

Video: Welcome feast for Indigenous Women in Community Leadership participants. Watch.

Article: Five Questions feature with Dr. John Gaventa, in Halifax Chronicle Herald. More.

Follow Oxfam intern Solomon Henson, in partnership with the Coady Institute in Ethiopia. More.

Podcast interview with Sarah Anderson, 2010 youth intern from Rwanda. Listen.

Podcast interview with Fenn Martin, creator of Making Peace ceramic frieze. Listen.

Read occasional paper #10: Capturing unpredictable and intangible change by Brianne Peters. More.

Read occasional paper #9: Community economic literacy and the Leaky Bucket by Gord Cunningham.  More.

Coady Institute attracts distinguished leader as new director. More.

Coady Institute and Sisters of St. Martha unveil commissioned frieze by local artist. More.

Coady Institute contributes to Kumvana conference in Toronto. More.

Coady welcomes home youth associates from overseas. More.

Audio podcast with Debbie Castle, facilitator, Community Development Leadership by Women. More.

Audio podcast with Anuj Jain, Facilitator, Community Based Microfinance. More.

Audio podcast with Colleen Cameron, facilitator, Community-based Health Information. More.

Empowerment and Rights.  Alison Mathie and Gord Cunningham's book "From Clients to Citizens" is featured in this article written by Dr. Forangel Rosario Braid. More

Coady Youth Associate James Bray named Rhodes Scholar. Read more here.  See a video interview here.