News and Events
We are pleased to welcome 21 women leaders from 13 countries as they begin the Advancing Women’s Leadership in Conflict Transformation, Peacebuilding and Community Development online course, designed to advance understandings of conflict, security and peace for...
Coady Institute believes in the power of ordinary citizens to do extraordinary things and, for the past 60 years, we have ensured that citizens remain at the centre of the development process. With your help, working together with local and global change leaders, we can make this a year of local and global action.
Coady International Institute hosted an Open House, December 2, in celebration of the institute’s 60th anniversary. The reception included several funding announcements, totaling more than $1 million supporting Coady’s commitment to, “a full and abundant life for all”.
We are excited to announce our 2020 education programs! In addition to ongoing programming for Youth, Indigenous, and Women leaders, we are pleased to announce a fresh and globally informed slate of certificate offerings for 2020 that will support local and global leaders in working together to bring about lasting economic and social change.
In the early part of their fellowships, Rosa Marina and Shirley were welcomed into the classroom for Coady’s Indigenous Women in Community Leadership (IWCL) program for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit women in Canada. Following the program, they participated in the IWCL Alumni Gathering that welcomed approximately 100 Indigenous women leaders back to campus for an opportunity to come together, forge connections, collaborate, and amplify their impact.
As part of Climate and Democracy Week 2019, we are pleased to collaborate with StFX University and others to host this week with the theme, For a Sustainable Future. Join us for one of these upcoming events, or learn more about our commitment to climate action through our educational program offerings.
Circle of Abundance – Amplifying Indigenous Women’s Leadership
Join the Circle of Abundance and help us in reaching our $1M fundraising goal. Every $1 donated becomes $2 in this match campaign!
Circle of Abundance – Amplifying Indigenous Women’s Leadership was launched with a generous donation by Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, and a matching contribution by the Jeannine Deveau Education Equity Endowment Fund.
One People, One Heartbeat: Creating Connections through Art
Coady Institute is celebrating the International Day of Friendship with the launch of an online art gallery. We are inviting Coady graduates from around the world to submit up to three examples of their art. Entries selected will be a featured in an online/virtual exhibition beginning July 30.
Deadline for submissions: Sunday, July 12, 5pm (ADT)
COVID-19 Webinar Series:
Drawing on our Collective Strengths to Promote Civic Leadership in these Extraordinary Times
We are hearing that around the world, Coady graduates and their organizations are finding ways to support their communities to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. For that reason, we are convening a series of community conversations of Coady grads to share ideas and experiences, questions and challenges as to how we can best respond to COVID-19, using an asset-based, community driven approach.
Missed a webinar? Watch them all on our YouTube Channel playlist
Reimagining the Coady Chair in Social Justice
The Coady Chair in Social Justice (CCSJ) is a fund aimed at engaging StFX University, Coady Institute, and the community in issues of social justice. This spring the CCSJ Committee is stepping back to engage stakeholders in reimagining what could be. Join us in sharing your thoughts. Learn more about the Coady Chair in Social Justice (CCSJ).
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