COMMENTARY BY KIM SAMUEL
Preventing Homelessness Goes Beyond Affordable Housing (1/11/2018) - Next, in a series of articles co-written by Kim Samuel and students from her McGill University seminar, Kim and co-authors Jessica Farber and Celine Thomas express concern for the homeless amidst this devastatingly cold winter. They argue that crisis-based responses must be accompanied by prevention strategies designed to build community for all. 

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LATEST BLOG POSTS
Food: Forging Bonds and Creating Conversation (1/19/2018) - Food is a universal need and is viewed as a key pathway for fostering connectedness due to its ability to cultivate conversation. Learn more about how certain organizations are leveraging the power of food in the name of understanding, belonging, and dignity.
Who Feeds You? (1/17/2018) - As the Canadian government creates its first ever national food policy, it is time that we re-think food from all perspectives: rural, urban, local and global. Learn more about the Peasant Food Web and initiatives that are working towards sustainability while fostering a sense of conectedness through food.
Helping Forcibly Displaced Children Connect in School (1/12/2018) - With upwards of 65 million forcibly displaced people worldwide, education has been established as one of the highest priorities for children and parents. Learn more about how social connectedness values are being incorporated into the classroom to help foster a greater sense of community between refugees and their host-community peers.
Harnessing the Power of Blockchain for Humanitarianism (1/9/2018) - With a large portion of the world experiencing exclusion on large scales due to lack of identification, learn more about how innovative startups are harnessing the power of tools such as blockchain to foster a more cohesive, productive, and inclusive international community.
Rising Voices: Connecting Canada Through Individual Stories (1/5/2018) - Last month, the documentary 'Rising Voices' premiered at the TIFF Bell Lightbox theatre in Toronto. Find out more about this poignant and telling motion picture about the lives of diverse individuals across Canada.


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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.