Our blog features contributions from partners in the movement for social connectedness as well as youth leaders committed to community building and international development.
By Lavanya Virmani, Social Connectedness Fellow
While India’s Mid-Day Meal Scheme has proven effective in improving scholastic performance and retention rates, it also has some serious consequences for children and the education system.
By Shaista Asmi, Social Connectedness Fellow
A clandestine clause in a budget bill would eliminate the chance to claim in asylum in Canada for those who have already sought asylum in another safe country.
By Alexis Gardner, Social Connectedness Fellow
In this piece, SCSC Fellow, Alexis, explores the prospects for SOGI (sexual orientation and gender identity) inclusive education.
By Danielle Cherpako, Social Connectedness Fellow
On National Indigenous Peoples Day, it is critical to look at Canadians’ responsibilities in upholding Indigenous rights.
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.
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.
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?
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.