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Contributions from symposium participants and other information about isolation and social connectedness

Reimagining Rehabilitation: “A Treasure in the Heart of Every Man”

It’s not often that sitting down to lunch can inspire one to take a completely new look at a compelling social issue ...
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SHAPE North America Summit Event Explores Innovation

On July 15th, 2017, representatives of Samuel, Son & Co., Limited and the Samuel Family Foundation hosted a discussion on ...
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Fostering Social Connectedness Through Nature and Art

By MJ Gauthier Social Connectedness Fellow Despite ongoing technological progress and international development, environmental degradation remains ever constant around the world ...
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2016 Global Symposium Interview with Ariana Roundpoint

During the 2016 Global Symposium on Overcoming Social Isolation and Deepening Social Connectedness, we had the opportunity to connect with ...
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No One Left Behind: Towards More Inclusive Humanitarian Action

By Laura Hamdan Social Connectedness Fellow On June 13th, 2017, Canada endorsed the Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in ...
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Lessons in International Development from a Forgotten Village

By Brooke Davies For centuries, the mountains of Northern Thailand have served as both home and hiding place to refugees escaping ...
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“Co-opping” with Loneliness

By Shelbie Huard Social Connectedness Fellow In arguably every industry, working from home, also known as telecommuting, has become a growing ...
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Living with a Disability in Uganda

By Jessica Meirovici Social Connectedness Fellow In 1995, the Constitution of Uganda was modified to include the protection of the rights ...
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Our Financial Future Needs More Than Financial Ends

By Claire Chauvel Social Connectedness Fellow The guiding rule of an enterprise is to add value. Yet, somewhere along the ...
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