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Upcoming Events

North American Residential Schools: Past, Present & Future Impacts

Dec 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This video conference will give students as well as teachers a better perspective on residential schools across North America. We will be exploring the cause and reasons for the creation of residential schools, the effects the schools... more


International Women’s Day: Poetry of Witness

Mar 8, 2018

We will be hosting four, 40 min sessions, that will blow your mind! Expert speakers will share their first-hand experiences and stories about the difficulties women face. During this conference, women, young and old, will share... more


A Global Refugee Crisis: The Middle East and Beyond

Mar 12, 2018

This conference will provide students with the opportunity to connect with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees experts, who will share their experiences within the United Nations working with Refugees. This conference... more


World Water Day: Not Just a Global South Crisis

Mar 22, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Students will come together to seek out and build consensus on how our local, national and international governments and communities can work together and resolve the ever magnifying issue of Water: A Global Crisis. This event will... more


UNDRIP: The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Apr 10, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Students & educators will explore human rights and examine why the United Nations felt Indigenous communities from around the world needed a separate document. This event will address Sustainable Development Goal 10 Reduced... more


Earth Day: Decarbonize Projects 2.0

Apr 19, 2018 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Students will celebrate the anniversary of the modern environmental movement by creating a movement of their own! Youth from around the world will come together to share their decarbonize projects and look ahead to the next United... more


We Are All Treaty People: Canada's 150th + 10,000 Years

May 1, 2018

Students will discuss with guest speakers current issues surrounding existing signed treaties and the impacts these agreements have had and continue to have on Indigenous communities. Students will also have the chance to explore and... more


Past Events

We Are All Treaty People: Canada's 150th + 10,000 Years

Jun 8, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Join us for this video conference where students and educators will have the opportunity to discuss the history of treaties within Canada. Students will discuss with guest speakers current issues surrounding existing signed treaties and... more


Art, Indigenous Perspectives and Climate Change

Jun 5, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

We invite your classroom to share an artistic perspective of climate change on Indigenous populations in Canada and around the globe. During this video conference students can share their work, from art, to writing, to multi-media... more


Let's Talk Science! Indigenous Perspectives on Climate Change

Jun 2, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

We invite your classroom to join us in looking at the impacts of climate change on Indigenous populations, not only in Canada, but from a global perspective. During this video conference students and educators will have the opportunity... more


Senate Reform - A Conversation with the Canadian Senate

May 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:15 PM (Eastern)

This lively video conference will connect students with current Senator Grant Mitchell representing the province of Alberta. Students will have the opportunity to discuss the Canadian government and talk senate reform. more


Resistance Art: LIVE from the Middle East

May 12, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This exciting video-conference will connect students with several young artists from a variety of conflict settings in the Middle East to discuss the significance of resistance art in the context of conflict. We will explore how the... more


UNDRIP: The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

May 10, 2017 - 15:00 PM-16:00 PM (Eastern)

During the UNDRIP video conference, students and educators will be given the opportunity to explore The United Nations Declarations on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples document. They will discuss amongst themselves and with guest... more


Poetry of Witness

May 10, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This virtual Poetry Slam will connect students with several young poets from a variety of conflict settings in the Middle East as well as with experts in the field. We will look at how poetry has been used in both the past and the... more


The Battle of Vimy Ridge: 100 Years Later

Apr 6, 2017 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

On April 6th,from 10:00-11:00 Mountain/12:00-1:00 Eastern, join 10,000 students from BC to St John, Ottawa to Nunavut as we go LIVE to Vimy Ridge in France to commemorate this seminal moment in Canada's history. In collaboration with the... more


Global Water Crisis

Mar 22, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Join high school students from across North America as they come together mentored by graduate students from around the world to seek out and build consensus on how our local, national and international governments and communities can... more


Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict Part I

Mar 15, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This two part event on March 15th and 22nd will explore how we think about the choice between violence and non-violence, both in terms of how we remember the history of these movements, and in the current context of transition in the... more


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