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 »

Reflections on Privilege, Discomfort, and Becoming an Ally

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By: Maddie Milne-Ives, University of Guelph UofMosaic Fellow The UofMosiac professional development weekend was very mind opening. As a White woman, born in Canada to parents with secure jobs, I have always known that I was privileged. But spending this weekend surrounded by so many strong people, of various racial and ethnic backgrounds, with stories of… Read more »

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: The James P. Muldoon Jr. Bursary Award

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James P. Muldoon Jr. (1959-2016) was an independent scholar of international affairs and a senior Fellow (non-residential) with the Center for Global Change and Governance of Rutgers University – Newark. His research and writing focused on multilateral diplomacy, international organizations and global governance. Affectionately known as Jim by his friends and family, Jim was the Vice-Chair of the Mosaic Institute’s Board of… Read more »