The economy is on the rise. So why aren’t we getting happier? (5/28/2019) - In her newest piece for The Globe and Mail, Kim Samuel argues that governments should be paying more attention to determinants of well-being when it comes to measuring progress.

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Eliminating Social Isolation Among 2SLGBTQ+ Youth: A Closer Look at SOGI 123 Inclusive Education (6/25/2019) - In this piece, SCSC Fellow, Alexis, explores the prospects for SOGI (sexual orientation and gender identity) inclusive education.
National Indigenous Peoples Day: Responsibilities in a “Post- Reconciliation” Era (6/21/2019) - By Danielle Cherpako, Social Connectedness Fellow
On National Indigenous Peoples Day, it is critical to look at Canadians' responsibilities in upholding Indigenous rights.
World Refugee Day 2019: Reflections from Mexico to Montreal (6/20/2019) - On World Refugee Day 2019, we recognize the common humanity that we all share, beyond labels and beyond borders, and call for the equal recognition of our rights to safety, security and protection.
Where two dead ends meet: finding safe passage at Roxham Road (6/12/2019) - By Priya Nair, Social Connectedness Fellow
Learn more about the humanity found at the famous border crossing at Roxham Road, and the implications for asylum-seekers if it shuts down.
‘Zero Feet Away’ but as lonely as ever: Grindr’s impact on queer spaces and community (6/7/2019) - By Noah Powers, Social Connectedness Fellow
Grindr has fundamentally changed the way that queer people interact, but can the app be used to fill the void it itself has contributed to?
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.

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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.