News and Events
As an environmental and gender community project coordinator, Rosa Marina works to mitigate the negative impacts of privatized global renewable energy projects in Juchitán, Mexico through asset-based, citizen-led development and advocacy for Indigenous land rights.
Supporting integration and empowerment for Canada’s newcomers, developing solutions for chronic homelessness, improving inclusion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities – young leaders are taking charge of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by leading development initiatives in their communities.
Coady’s Indigenous Women in Community Development program supports First Nations, Métis and Inuit women committed to fostering development and creating social change in their organizations, communities and Nations. Participants Jasmine Collis and Lisa Osawamick are creating impact in their respective communities by providing and supporting health and wellness initiatives.
“You just have to find ways to survive somehow. And like most women, we have to just look at wherever the opportunities are and go for it.”
GAWN supports women in creating and maintaining income opportunities through self-employment. They offer workshops in enterprise and finance, networking and peer-support opportunities, and host business exposure visits.
We are pleased to share with you this collection of stories, accomplishments, and news from the past three months.
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...
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).
StFX Faculty Conversation
June 23, 10:00-11:00 AM ADT
Coady Alumni Conversation
June 25, 9:00-10:30 ADT
StFX Student Engagement
June 25, 1:00-2:00 PM ADT
A “Glocal” Asset and Strengths Based (un)Conference
Co-Creating our Future Stories Stories of Hope and Action
June 24-25 – Hosted by global asset and strengths-based practitioners from around the world, with over 24 hours of rolling time events, this inaugural virtual (un)Conference will engage global groups with all levels of formal and informal experience to hold space and facilitate conversations about the questions that have been keeping you up at night about assets and strengths-based action.Register for a Session
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