Social Connectedness Blog

Our blog features contributions from partners in the movement for social connectedness as well as youth leaders committed to community building and international development.

Sauvé Series Event Addresses the Global Refugee Crisis

On September 18th, the Jeanne Sauvé Forum Series on Social Connectedness and International Development kicked off the fall 2017 season ...
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A Different Kind Of Library

By Salima Punjani On September 10th, visitors to Montreal’s Jewish Public Library had the opportunity to participate in a special ...
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What Gardens Can Do for Social and Environmental Sustainability

By Anissia Klimova Social Connectedness Fellow In recent years, gardening appears to have grown in popularity because, for many, its ...
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The Population in Waiting

By Eden Beschen Social Connectedness Fellow I should begin by saying that I do not have a disability. I don’t ...
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Active Learning Classrooms: A Solution to Social Isolation in Higher Education

By Gal Kramer Social Connectedness Fellow Many higher education institutions are going through a paradigm shift, from traditional lecture style ...
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This City is Rated G

By Karina Alibhai Social Connectedness Fellow G-rated movies are family-friendly and enjoyable for all ages. But what about our cities? ...
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Reflecting on Mental Health Care in Uganda

By Fauziat Serunjogi Social Connectedness Fellow Recently, I read an article in the New York Times, entitled The Chains of ...
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The Effects of Social Isolation on Prisoners

By Emma Harries Social Connectedness Fellow A controversial experiment performed by Harry Harlow in the 1950s explored social isolation by ...
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