News and Events
Rhonda Head is a participant in Coady’s Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program. She is an event planner, a brain tumor survivor, and a five-time international classical award-winning artist.
Our Rethinking Partnerships class met with Antigonish and Haifax Mayors last week.
Reflecting on her relationship with Coady – first as a student, then as a member of its advisory board, and now as its seventh Coady Chair in Social Justice Sadi says, “The work of Coady is highly regarded in South Africa.”
For Vali, she decided to return home and this week her social enterprise packaged their first product, aimed to help improve menstrual health in rural India.
Salome Nduta Mbugua (Global Change Leaders, 2016), a Protection Officer for the National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders in Kenya will be awarded the inaugural Scottish Bar International Human Rights Award at a ceremony in Edinburg this November.
In celebration of 100 years of the Antigonish Movement and 90 years of StFX Extension Department as well as the upcoming 60th anniversary of Coady International Institute in 2019, there can be no better time to introduce the Kay Thompson Desjardins Award for Social Entrepreneurship sponsored by Coady and presented by the Antigonish Chamber of Commerce.
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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