NEWS & COMMENTARY BY KIM SAMUEL
What Happens When Climate Adaptation Meets Social Isolation? (10/9/2018) - In her latest piece for Medium, Kim Samuel examines the disproportionate effects of climate change on those facing social isolation, and the need for adaptation strategies to include these groups.

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LATEST BLOG POSTS
BDB Productions’ Judas Noir, Presented by Obsidian Theatre (10/5/2018) - Come out and support Toronto theatre by attending BDB Productions’ JUDAS NOIR, set to go up October 9th - 20th!
“Supporting the Whole Student” Workshop (10/2/2018) - On October 15th and 16th in Montreal, the Samuel Centre for Social Connectedness will host a workshop on "Supporting the Whole Student". 
BBC Radio 4 Survey Reveals the Loneliest Age Group (10/2/2018) - A new survey conducted by the BBC has shown that young people, aged 16-24, are the loneliest age group, with 40% of respondents indicating that they feel lonely "often" or "very often".
Supporting Children Born of Rape from the Tutsi Genocide (8/17/2018) - By Ignace Nikwivuze, Social Connectedness Fellow
As the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide approaches, it is important to reflect on the many consequences and legacies of the Genocide, one of which was children born of rape.
The Use of Language – Passion or Problem (8/15/2018) - By Eden Beschen, Social Connectedness Fellow
Given the pervasiveness of exclusionary language, Eden argues that advocating against the use of exclusionary language is not to advocate for censorship, but rather to advocate for the active choice of using inclusive language.
The Harmful Invisibility of People with Albinism (8/10/2018) - By Carmella Munyuzangabo, Social Connectedness Fellow
Worldwide, people with albinism are ostracized and often have limited social and medical support. By creating dialogue and raising awareness on albinism, we can change the mainstream narrative that dehumanizes people with this condition.


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Ongoing Dialogue

Through ongoing effort, events and dialogue, this network continues its commitment to further ‎understanding of social isolation, to gain insight, and to confirm actions required to support and achieve social connectedness as a key to individual and community well-being.