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International Women’s Day (Week!) 2019

International Women’s Day (Week!) 2019

Coady International Institute is pleased to collaborate with Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre & Sexual Assault Services Association (AWRC) and many local organizations for International Women’s Week Antigonish 2019 – featuring more than a dozen local events in Antigonish and Guysborough Counties.

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Water Safety for Exceptional Youth in Pictou County

Water Safety for Exceptional Youth in Pictou County

“I have helped a new community down the road in Truro [Nova Scotia] to start up an accessible swimming program,” O’Dwyer says. “This was a huge success and a great surprise. We are now just waiting to see how the trial period goes!”

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Combating Indigenous Youth Suicide

Combating Indigenous Youth Suicide

Rhonda Head is a participant in Coady’s Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program, looking forward to graduating later this winter. As a five-time international award winning classical singer from Opaskwayak Cree Nation, Rhonda fuses classical music and the...

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Oceanpath Fellow to Represent Canada at G(irls)20 Summit

Oceanpath Fellow to Represent Canada at G(irls)20 Summit

“My connection to the community of Pond Inlet first started during the summer of 2015 when I was volunteering as a peer health educator,” Kaitlyn says. “While I was there, I had the opportunity to foster strong relationships with youth during our after school programming.”

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Slow Cooked Dreams:  Graduate Receives Provincial Award

Slow Cooked Dreams: Graduate Receives Provincial Award

Nadine Bernard launched Slow Cooked Dreams as a participant of Coady’s Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program in 2017. The mentorship and community engagement phase of the program supports participants as they implement community initiatives that often...

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Upcoming Events

Imagining Public Spaces: How to Design Safe Communities in a COVID-19 World

June 5, 11am (ADT) – Join us for a virtual roundtable with Dr. Jill Grant (Dalhousie University), Dr. Jason Gilliland (Western University), Dr. Ute Lehrer (York University), John Fleming (Western University), Dr. Jeffrey Squire (York University), and moderator Dr. Corrine Cash (Coady International Institute, StFX University)

Register by June 3 (5pm ADT) for details.

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Debrief Week: Pathy Foundation Fellowship

Graduating participants of the Pathy Foundation Fellowship will share their experience working with communities to create positive social change.
Each presentation will be livestreamed on the Pathy Foundation Fellowship Debrief Week Facebook event page.

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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.

Schedule

Tuesday, June 2 – Coady Graduates in/from Nigeria with graduate Sharon Adetutu Omotoso

Tuesday, May 26 – Coady Graduates from/in Cameroon with graduate Mbah Adah

Tuesday, May 19 – Coady Graduates from/in Uganda with graduate Grace Arach

Tuesday, May 5 – Coady Graduates from/in Ghana with graduates Elham Mumuni, Bashiratu Kamal, and Professor Atia Apusigah

 

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