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Lifelong Learning and the Fight for Social Justice

Lifelong Learning and the Fight for Social Justice

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.”

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Salome Nduta Mbugua to Receive Human Rights Award

Salome Nduta Mbugua to Receive Human Rights Award

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.

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Coady Sponsors Inaugural Award

Coady Sponsors Inaugural Award

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.

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Upcoming Events

Webinar Series: A Kitchen Table Dialogue on the Future of Work and Workers

Coady Institute and the Centre for Employment Innovation are reviving the tradition of Kitchen Table meetings through a series of online discussions on the Future of Work and Workers so that we may collectively learn from each other.

The Impact of Technology on the Non-Profit Sector

September 15, 9:00AM (ADT*)
Atlantic Daylight Time (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) – don’t forget to check your local time zone!

Continuous advancements in technologies such as machine learning, deep learning, and block chain, as well as the innovation and creativity in how these technologies can be applied to address different challenges, provide non-profit workers around the world with new tools and capabilities to help address the multi-faceted and complex social, economic, and environmental challenges they face.

 

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Pathy Foundation Fellowship Information Sessions

If you are a graduating student of StFX University, University of Ottawa, McGill University, Bishop’s University, or Queen’s University, join us for an information session to learn more about the Pathy Foundation Fellowship.

 

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Local Women’s Voices for Peace: A Community Leadership E-Conference

September 21 to 24, 2020 – In partnership with local women leaders working in the areas of women’s rights, peace, and security around the globe, Coady Institute is pleased to announce the community leadership e-conference, “Local Women’s Voices for Peace”.

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Growing Social Justice at X: Reimagining the Coady Chair in Social Justice

The Coady Chair in Social Justice (CCSJ) is a program aimed at engaging StFX University, Coady and local communities in issues of social justice. The CCSJ Committee has been stepping back to reimagine together what could be, asking – how can the CCSJ best support social justice? Join us for one of these upcoming Zoom sessions to share your thoughts!

September 14, 7PM – Growing Social Justice at X : Mi’kmaq Circle
September 19, 1PM – Growing Social Justice at X : African Nova Scotian Circle

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If you can’t join, but want to share your thoughts, please fill out the survey here or get in touch for a conversation.