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Upcoming Events

Global Dignity Day

Oct 18, 2017 - 11:00 AM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

Global Dignity Day honours our interconnectedness and the intrinsic value of each individual. During this event, thousands of students from schools across Canada and around the world will be coming together live to share personal stories... more


What is Truth? #AlternativeFacts

Oct 19, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

We invite your classroom to join us in looking at society’s shifting role from consumer to content creator, bringing with it a new challenge of determining the accuracy and validity of source material. During the video conference... more


LIVE from United Nations Climate Conference in Germany (COP23) Part 1

Oct 25, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Part 1 of this two-part conference will connect students and overview activities that examine the complex nature of climate change and how youth can get involved to help make a difference. Students will have the opportunity to... more


LIVE from United Nations Climate Conference in Germany (COP23) Part 2

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

Part 2 of this conference will be brought to you live from Bonn, Germany. It will examine the complex nature of climate change, connect students with innovators attending the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change and explore... more


Middle East in Transition: From the Arab Spring to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

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

During this conference students will explore the evolution of governmental ideologies and the current social climate within the Middle East, with a focus on agents of change (eg. Social Media). This conference will be... more


Resistance Art: A UNESCO Human Rights Exploration

Dec 7, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Have your classroom celebrate International Day of Human Rights through a series of fun and interactive activities. This exciting video-conference will explore how the visual arts can be used as a tool to bring awareness to social... more


Global Citizenship: SDGs, Globalization & You

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

This video conference will allow students the opportunity to come together to explore and define concepts such as equity, empathy and relationality. They will seek out and build consensus on how their unique locations translate on a... more


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


Past Events

From Residential Schools to Reconciliation: A Student Art & Writing Celebration

May 24, 2016 - 11:00 AM-24:30 PM (Eastern)

As part of Alberta’s Project of Heart, students from across the province are invited to share their writings and artwork that depict their understanding of the people of Alberta’s journey towards reconciliation. The celebration is open... more


Resistance Art: Poetry of Witness – LIVE from the Middle East

May 11, 2016 - 11:00 AM-24:30 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


Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

Apr 28, 2016

Date & Time: TBA This event will bring youth together from across North America to understand and take action on the issue of violence against aboriginal women and all parties involved. Students will examine and internalize... more


Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

Apr 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM-24:30 PM (Eastern)

This event will bring youth together from across North America to understand and take action on the issue of violence against aboriginal women and all parties involved. Students will examine and internalize literature, sharing poetry,... more


Resistance Art: Visual Art – LIVE from the Middle East

Apr 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM-24:30 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


Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

Apr 12, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

The use of children as soldiers has been universally condemned as abhorrent and unacceptable. Yet, over the last ten years, hundreds of thousands of children have fought and died in conflicts around the world. This video-conference will... more


Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict Part II

Mar 22, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This is part two of where we 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 Middle East.... more


Global Water Crisis

Mar 22, 2016 - 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


Exploring Citizenship & Youth Leadership in Canada

Mar 21, 2016 - 24:00 PM-13:30 PM (Eastern)

As we reflect on what it means for Canada to turn 150, this conference invites young people from across the country to discover and share collective experiences about places of significance where they have seen change happen. They will... more


Middle East in Transition: Peace and Conflict

Mar 17, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This two part event on March 17th and 23rd 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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