After earthquakes and hurricanes, the question is: What do we value? (11/1/2017) - In her latest Huffington Post article, Kim Samuel reflects on responses to recent natural disasters, arguing that no matter who the victims are, or where they live, they must be valued equally. She encourages all of us to note the systemic devaluation of communities that has occurred and the critical need for society to change course. 

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Bridges to Social Change: TEDxMontrealWomen 2017 Pushes Boundaries (11/17/2017) - On Sunday November 5th, the 4th TEDxMontrealWomen event was held. On this special day, 15 bold speakers & 3 performers shared their messages about building bridges and the importance of fostering connectedness within and across our communities.
Connecting Youth Through Art, Language and Culture (11/16/2017) - On October 4th, 2017, students from Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational Training School visited the Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Centre & the Wish150 exhibition in Montreal. Learn more about this meaningful field trip of art, language, culture & connection.
Podcast: Dr. Sabina Alkire on Multidimensional Poverty in Rural China (11/14/2017) - In this podcast, the McGill International Review’s Anica Lanzi sits down with Dr. Sabina Alkire, Director of OPHI, to discuss Chinese government efforts to alleviate multidimensional poverty in its rural provinces.
Sauvé Series Event Explores Multidimensional Poverty (11/13/2017) - On November 6th, the Fall 2017 Sauvé Series continued with an event focused on measuring and addressing multidimensional poverty featuring experts from the grassroots and global policy levels.
Sauvé Series Event Challenges Audience to “Re-Think Food” (11/6/2017) - On Oct 30th, the Fall 2017 Sauvé Series continued with an event featuring representatives from organizations dedicated to increasing food access, sustainability and social connectedness.

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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.