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Overcoming Isolation and Deepening Social Connectedness

Social isolation significantly impacts individual and community health, well-being, livelihoods and resilience, and yet few programs and policies currently address this issue directly.

The symposium Overcoming Isolation and Deepening Social Connectedness was the first global gathering on this topic.

For more information, visit www.socialconnectedness.org

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Moderator Mary Jordan from the Washington Post joins speakers Portia Myaba-Seatlholo, Simangele “Smash” Shoyisa and Lindiwe Sibiya to discuss their work with the organization City Year South Africa.

This conversation was held as part of the first global symposium on Overcoming Isolation and Deepening Social Connectedness held from Oct 1 - 3, 2014 in Toronto.

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27m 30s

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aboriginal, canada, connectedness, indigenous, poverty, research, social isolation, Toronto

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uploaded date: 08 January 2015

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2m 46s

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Mary Jordan from The Washington Post joins Patience Mokgadi, Sandra Thandi Twala and Elizabeth Maki Khumalo from the Othandweni Children’s Home.

They work with Johannesburg Child Welfare, an organization in South Africa that works with marginalized children and members of society.

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28m 24s

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aboriginal, africa, canada, children, Human Rights, indigenous, isolation, poverty, south africa, Toronto

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uploaded date: 08 January 2015

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25m 49s

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aboriginal, indigenous, isolation, multidimensional poverty, poverty, samuel family foundation, social connectedness, Toronto

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uploaded date: 30 December 2014

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This informative panel presentation share stories of practical experience from those engaged in community engagement activities that support community resilience.

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1h 10m 31s

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aboriginal, community, First Nations, isolation, learning, poverty, resilience, social connectedness, Toronto

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Toronto, ON, Canada

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uploaded date: 30 April 2014

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Canadian singer-songwriter and internationally recognized humanitarian Bruce Cockburn, is lending his voice to suicide prevention by partnering with the Collateral Damage Project. The Order of Canada recipient is releasing a video calling for a dialogue on suicide. To view the video, go to www.leftbehindbysuicide.org

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2m 6s

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aboriginal, arts, canada, collateral damage, education, First Nations, Inuit, Métis, music, suicide, youth

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uploaded date: 02 November 2013

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 In 2012, the National Aborignal Council of Midwives was invited into five communities across Canada to speak about birth, past and present, the return of birth and what that would mean to Aboringal cultures, health, and nationhood.

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7m 42s

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uploaded date: 03 April 2013

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 An Idle No More protest in Montreal.

Thanks to Pierre Chauvin for sharing the video.

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2m 44s

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 This is a document full of useful articles all about the Idle No More movement:

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uploaded date: 29 March 2013

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