From Adversity to Action: A Day of Reflection, Dialogue and Tools for Advocacy

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On January 28th, 2017, UofMosaic Fellows at York University alongside the Syrian Response and Refugee Initiative team which is a part of the Center for Refugee Studies at York, organized – From Adversity to Action: A day of civic engagement and leadership for newcomer youth. The event’s objective was to create dialogue, training and information… Read more »

Canada In A Trump World

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After the United States election results were announced on November 8th, 2016, it quickly became clear that Americans were not the only ones who were about to enter the unknown world of a Trump presidency. In fact, this event is part of a larger global trend, and Canada is certainly no exception. This is precisely… Read more »

Conversations on Reconciliation

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From October 31st to November 4th, 2016, our team participated in Ryerson University’s 6th Annual Social Justice Week: Decolonizing and Transforming Social Justice. We participated in a few events throughout the week that discussed climate change, Indigenous sovereignty, decolonization of community practice and a talking circle that was open to all Ryerson students and faculty…. Read more »

A Dialogue on the Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, Development Aid & Food Insecurity in Haiti

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The UTSG UofMosaic team  held our second successful event on November 29th, 2016, titled Haiti’s Kitchen: Aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, Development Aid & Food Insecurity in Haiti. The event was in partnership with the Community Kitchen, a student-led program at Hart House (a campus hub for student life and community engagement) which fosters a unique… Read more »

THE CURRENT CRISIS IN SOUTH SUDAN AND DIASPORA PERSPECTIVES ON ACTIVISM

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The UofMosaic Fellows on each campus plan and participate in initiatives that build a culture of meaningful and peaceful exchanges of ideas on campus. These initiatives are typically connected to current global conflicts or social justice issues that are relevant to the Fellows and their broader student body. They range from moderated dialogues, to seminars, to… Read more »

A Dialogue on Colourism

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The UofMosaic Fellows on each campus plan and participate in initiatives that build a culture of meaningful and peaceful exchanges of ideas on campus. These initiatives are typically connected to current global conflicts or social justice issues that are relevant to the Fellows and their broader student body. They range from moderated dialogues, to seminars, to… Read more »

Unpacking What Hillary Clinton’s Nomination Means for Feminism, Politics & Progress

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The UofMosaic Fellows on each campus plan and participate in initiatives that build a culture of meaningful and peaceful exchanges of ideas on campus. These initiatives are typically connected to current global conflicts or social justice issues that are relevant to the Fellows and their broader student body. They range from moderated dialogues, to seminars, to… Read more »

Knowing Yourself: Understanding Migration and Conflict through Theatre and Dialogue

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By: Anna Press On November 5, the Mosaic Institute hosted the Citizen Summit at McGill University in Montreal. The focus was on refugees in the 21st century, and determining where responsibility lies for the crises and the individuals living through them. In addition to plenary sessions, participants had the opportunity to attend workshops focusing on various… Read more »

Silenced Voices: Child Exploitation

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The UofMosaic Fellows on each campus plan and participate in initiatives that build a culture of meaningful and peaceful exchanges of ideas on campus. These initiatives are typically connected to current global conflicts or social justice issues that are relevant to the Fellows and their broader student body. They range from moderated dialogues, to seminars, to… Read more »