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Alumni Voice – COVID-19: Rethinking Emergency Preparedness and Response (Cameroon)

Alumni Voice – COVID-19: Rethinking Emergency Preparedness and Response (Cameroon)

The COVID-19 outbreak coincided with three critical situations in Cameroon: an ongoing internal war, the rumoured death of the president, and a questionable reconstruction program for homeless war victims whereas the military and armed groups are still fighting. Having faced six consecutive years of intense political crises and now adding a health crisis, I am concerned about Cameroon’s emergency management strategy.

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Alumni Voice – Advocating for Women’s Inclusion in COVID-19 Response (Ghana)

Alumni Voice – Advocating for Women’s Inclusion in COVID-19 Response (Ghana)

As a national women’s rights network, NETRIGHT has issued two statements calling on the government to ensure COVID-19 interventions are responsive to the needs of the poor, including homeless women and the vulnerable in society. Also, NETRIGHT mobilised funds among women groups which has been donated to the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) in Ghana to support its efforts in reaching out to vulnerable and homeless women and children.

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Alumni Voice – Channels for Children’s and Youth’s Voice in Mombasa’s COVID-19 Response (Kenya)

Alumni Voice – Channels for Children’s and Youth’s Voice in Mombasa’s COVID-19 Response (Kenya)

In Mombasa, Kenya, organizations have decided to work together to address various children’s issues in the advent of COVID-19. The Mombasa County Child Rights Network (MCRN) is composed of organizations working for and with children. As a network we are focusing on child protection as a major governance issue, and are enabling children to participate, speak out, and create messages on COVID-19 to the world.

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Upcoming Events

One People, One Heartbeat: Creating Connections through Art

Join us in celebrating the International Day of Friendship (July 30) through this online art exhibit featuring Coady graduates from around the globe! Themes include friendship, community development, peacebuilding, collective work, and resilience.

 

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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.

Learn more about the initiative and how you too can amplify Indigenous women’s leadership.

 

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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