Coady Institute extends partnership with Participedia – a global resource for participatory democracy – to expand its network with funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.
July 7 | Join us as we launch the Feminist Leadership Speaker Series celebrating the 10th anniversary of Coady Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership. Srilatha Batliwala is the series’ first speaker and she is a long-time women’s rights advocate. She focuses on concepts and practices of feminist movement-building, women’s transformative leadership, gender-sensitive monitoring and evaluation, and capacity building and mentoring of young women activists.
Today, June 21, is the summer solstice and the 25th National Indigenous Peoples Day, a day for all Canadians on Turtle Island to recognize and celebrate the culture, heritage, and contributions of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples just as Indigenous peoples have for generations. Read more…
June 29 | In celebration of the Circle of Abundance one-year anniversary, join us for a discussion and celebration amplifying Indigenous Women Leaders and the Economics of Abundance.
We share in the grief of this most recent discovery; and we acknowledge that this grief is unequally carried by those directly targeted by the historical and ongoing violence against them as Indigenous communities across Turtle Island continue to experience intergenerational trauma from these experiences at the hands of Canada’s governments and church officials.
June 2 | Join the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour, StFX Extension, and Coady Institute for a webinar focused on Workers’ Rights and Sick Days in Nova Scotia. This event is funded by the Topshee Memorial Fund.
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.
The latest edition of The Coady Connection newsletter is here!
An update from Executive Director, Gord Cunningham.
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.