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Hear from two inspiring French graduate students, Lea Hardouin and Laure d’Harcourt, who are on a mission to encourage businesses to value and leverage all of society's talents, including individuals with disabilities. Together, they started Premier Pas.
During the aftermath of the 1994 Tutsi Genocide in Rwanda, widows came together and formed AVEGA Agahozo. Learn more about the incredible work this organization is doing to combat social isolation and foster connectedness and community amongst a now aging population.
Access to sports is instrumental in reducing social isolation among children over the cold winter months in Canada. Learn more about La Pente à Neige, a non-profit winter village accessible to everyone in Montreal, that is fostering connectedness and community out in the snow.
Today marks International Women's Day. 2017 was the year of voice, with the mobilization of many initiatives around gender equity. Now, in 2018, let’s continue to work together to advance women’s empowerment, push new boundaries, shatter glass ceilings, and #PressforProgress.
As Romania continues to push forward during its transitory period, learn more about initiatives, such as Hopes and Homes Romania, that are tackling institutional care of children and putting connectedness and inclusion of children living with and without disabilities at the core of their work.
With a modern society driven by technological innovations, read more about how this 'new' world is impacting the way we interact with one another and foster a sense of connectedness.
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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.