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 Promotes Belonging for Older Persons

On November 13th, the Fall 2017 Jeanne Sauvé Forum Series on Social Connectedness and International Development continued with its 9th ...
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Bridges to Social Change: TEDxMontrealWomen 2017 Pushes Boundaries

By Jessica Farber and Kim Boucher Morin On Sunday November 5th, 15 bold speakers and 3 performers graced the stage ...
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Connecting Youth Through Art, Language and Culture

By Salima Punjani “My hope for the future is that everyone will care about other people regardless of who they ...
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Podcast: Dr. Sabina Alkire on Multidimensional Poverty in Rural China

(Originally published in the McGill International Review) In this podcast, the McGill International Review’s Anica Lanzi sits down with Dr ...
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Sauvé Series Event Explores Multidimensional Poverty

On November 6th, the Fall 2017 Jeanne Sauvé Forum Series on Social Connectedness and International Development continued with an event ...
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Sauvé Series Event Challenges Audience to “Re-Think Food”

On October 30th, the Fall 2017 Jeanne Sauvé Forum Series on Social Connectedness and International Development continued with an event ...
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A Crisis of Belonging: Re-Thinking Solutions for Stateless People

By Celine Thomas and Jessica Farber The United Nations has called the latest mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar ...
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After earthquakes and hurricanes, the question is: What do we value?

In her latest Huffington Post article, Kim Samuel reflects on responses to recent natural disasters, arguing that no matter who ...
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Toronto’s Proposed “Smart City” a Model for Urban Connectedness

Three years ago, the UN declared October 31st to be World Cities Day to celebrate the world’s urban centres and ...
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