Photo Credit: Care Canada By: Augusta Waldie, Member of DIYA and Co-President of UofMosaic@UofT This year, students at the University of Toronto are working together to raise money for a girls’ education project in Afghanistan operated by CARE Canada. Our fundraising efforts are part of the work of DIYA, a campus-based initiative of students with connections […]

Members of the UofMosaic’s Student Advisory Committee listen to Bruce Sellery’s talk  By Darine BenAmara, Member of the UofMosaic’s Student Advisory Committee Dialogue is fundamental for the promotion of peace. However, in order for dialogue to be effective in encouraging mutual understanding, peace builders must learn how to inspire and facilitate dialogue processes. In this […]

On April 16, 2014, the Mosaic Institute hosted Day 3 of the Next Generation version of its award-winning South Asian Canadian Global Citizenship Project in the Vancouver School Board (VSB). Nearly 150 students from John Oliver, Sir Winston Churchill and David Thompson Secondary Schools in South Vancouver attended a day of workshops centred around the […]

After a successful launch in February 2014, on March 12 the Mosaic Institute delivered Day 2 of its “Next Generation”: South Asian Canadian Global Citizenship Project (“Next Generation”) in the Vancouver School Board (VSB). This is the first time that Mosaic’s award-winning program is being delivered outside of Ontario. The Mosaic Institute’s Vancouver project team […]

On Thursday February 27, 2014, over 100 youth, parents, and York Region District School Board (YRDSB) staff braved the cold to attend the “Next Generation” Celebration Gala. The Celebration Gala provided an opportunity for the students to showcase what they had learned through their involvement in the Mosaic Institute’s “Next Generation” program to their friends, […]

On February 12, 2014, the Mosaic Institute successfully launched the Next Generation version of its award-Winning South Asian Canadian Global Citizenship Project’s in the Vancouver School Board (VSB). The launch of Next Generation in British Columbia is the first time that Mosaic’s culturally-responsive high school curriculum is being delivered outside of Ontario. The project team […]

On Wednesday, February 26, the Mosaic Institute held a special “extra” session of its Young Canadians’ Peace Dialogue on China & Tibet at the Innis Town Hall in Toronto. This multi-part discussion about China and Tibet is part of the Institute’s “New Beginnings” program. Dr. Reza Hasmath of Oxford University and the University of Alberta, one of […]

Canada’s former Ambassador to Egypt, Mr. Ferry de Kerckhove (pictured above, centre), was in Toronto on Wednesday, February 12 to participate in the second session of the UofMosaic@Ryerson’s Intra-Arab Dialogue series, which it is co-presenting with the Canadian Arab Institute until March 2014. Students of multiple disciplines – ranging from international relations to commerce – gathered to listen to Mr. de […]

Vancouver Facilitators for “Next Generation” – Fazeela Jiwa, Rohit Joseph, Isaac Oommen, Rup Sidhu, Angela Brown (VSB), Natasha Aruliah, Summer Pervez (The Mosaic Institute) The Mosaic Institute is thrilled to be moving its “Next Generation” project across the country to Vancouver. Our experiences delivering the program in Ontario’s York Region District School Board were extremely […]

By: Rania Younes, Canadian Arab Institute “Bread, Freedom, Social Justice” are the words Arab youth chanted in the streets of Tunisa, Egypt, Syria, Libya, and other countries across the Arab world.  You didn’t need to be poor, oppressed or underprivileged to feel the power and need of these demands in these countries.  Those genuine chants […]

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