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Longtime Coady Partners working Together to Address Crisis in India

Longtime Coady Partners working Together to Address Crisis in India

As the Covid-19 global pandemic in India deepens, SEWA Director Reema Nanavaty informed Coady how the crisis is affecting its nearly two million members. While Coady is unable to provide emergency funding requests, executive director Gord Cunningham and senior program staff member Yogesh Ghore were able to work with Comart Foundation, already a Coady funder for a project with SEWA, to secure an additional $500,000 to help SEWA deal with the immediate emergency as well as support to its members in rebuilding livelihoods.

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ENGAGE! One Year In.

ENGAGE! One Year In.

ENGAGE! Women’s Empowerment and Active Citizenship is a five-year initiative co-designed by Coady Institute and five partner-organizations in Ethiopia, India, Tanzania, Bangladesh, and Haiti. The project’s goal is to advance gender equality and poverty reduction by enhancing women’s capacity to participate in the social and economic life of their communities.

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Event: Paddles Up! with the Indigenous Innovation Initiative

Event: Paddles Up! with the Indigenous Innovation Initiative

June 15 | The Indigenous Innovation Initiative and the Circle of Abundance at Coady Institute have partnered to host a summer virtual celebration of Indigenous Innovation Leadership. This will also be the launch of the Indigenous Innovation Initiative Paddles UP! fundraising campaign. Each component of this celebration will acknowledge, amplify, and tell the story of Indigenous innovation leadership in Canada.

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Sister to Sister Mentorship Program begins for 2021

Sister to Sister Mentorship Program begins for 2021

The Nobel Women’s Initiative and Coady International Institute are excited to welcome 15 emerging women leaders to our nine-week advocacy and communications program for young women activists. Together, our sisters from Mexico, Iraq, Liberia, Palestine, Guatemala, Honduras, Nigeria, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt and Myanmar/Burma will build a community of care and support; strengthen their capacities and skills, and co-create a new vision for inclusive feminist peacebuilding and women’s rights advocacy.

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Calling all Change Leaders

Calling all Change Leaders

Coady Institute seeking local partners to support bringing participants back to Antigonish. For more than 61 years, the Antigonish community has welcomed Coady Institute participants from around the world creating a truly international experience enriching local culture, economy, and community spirit. Today, Coady Institute is launching the Coady Change Leader campaign – a partnership with community members to provide scholarships for people to attend Coady leadership education programs.

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