NEWS & COMMENTARY BY KIM SAMUEL
On Refugee Rights Day, it’s Time for Canada to Step Up. (4/4/2019) - By Kim Samuel and Jessica Farber
On this Refugee Rights Day, one thing is clear: we need to grow our commitment. In this post, Kim Samuel and Jessica Farber call for Canadians to take action to uphold the dignity and humanity of forced migrants.

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LATEST BLOG POSTS
Nujeen Mustafa: First Syrian and Person with a Disability to Brief the UN Security Council (4/24/2019) - SCSC is happy to announce that today, Wednesday, April 24 at 3 pm, Nujeen Mustafa will brief the UN Security Council on the humanitarian situation of people with disabilities in Syria.
SCSC is calling for Volunteers from the Montreal Community! (4/19/2019) - SIGN UP HERE In April 2019, SCSC is launching a joint initiative to welcome newly arrived asylum seekers to Montreal. This will be an opportunity for community-building and shared-learning for... Read more »
On Refugee Rights Day, it’s Time for Canada to Step Up. (4/4/2019) - By Kim Samuel and Jessica Farber
On this Refugee Rights Day, one thing is clear: we need to grow our commitment. In this post, Kim Samuel and Jessica Farber call for Canadians to take action to uphold the dignity and humanity of forced migrants.
Home is More Than Four Walls (3/27/2019) - By Christoph Buhne, Social Connectedness Fellow
Everyone has the right to feel safe in their home. In this blog post, Christoph Buhne explores how slum upgrading projects, especially those working in conjunction with a participatory framework, play a significant role in the betterment of peoples' practical and social living conditions.
Rethinking DisABILITY: Health Discrimination in Canadian Immigration Law (3/14/2019) - By Anica Lanzi, Social Connectedness Fellow
SCSC fellow, Anica Lanzi, offers an informative piece on the ramifications of Section 38 of Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. In this piece, she exposes how the general perception of people with disabilities in Canada has had a negative impact on access to health care.
Powerful Words: Challenged by a Moment (3/11/2019) - In his most recent Medium piece, Tim Shriver Jr. writes about the immensely detrimental power of a particular word, and the inspirational movement which led to its denunciation.


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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.