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How Creating Space for Indigenous Students Benefits You and Me

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We must acknowledge autonomy for Indigenous Students in an academic setting, we are not in your classes to teach them, and we are not able to speak on behalf of every Indigenous community.

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My Journey Back to the Drum: My Heart Beat and My Soul

Life Experience

When women return to the drum, this is when our nations begin to heal

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From Recreation to Mentorship: Getting Involved with People with Disabilities

I am Able

Working with people with disabilities can enable you to understand their experiences better. What better way to do so than having fun at the ocean or on the mountains? Here are some ideas for volunteering with those with disabilities. 

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Why Doesn’t Canada Have a Disabilities Act?

Career Exploration

It is 2018 and Canada has not yet implemented adequate protection and legislation for people with disabilities. When it comes to equality for all, Canada is falling far behind.

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How to Satisfy Your Inner Activist

Volunteering

When people think about social justice, they think of things like protests or hunger strikes, but the options don’t end there.  These volunteer organizations can help you satisfy your inner activist.

 

 

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Don’t Think You Can Be a Role Model? Here Are 4 Things I Learned from Becoming a Volunteer Mentor: an Interview with Alex Hook

Community Engagement

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver reached out to SFU student Alex Hook about his perspective on youth mentorship and the opportunity of being a role model. 

 
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Orange Shirt Day: Remembering the Horrors of Residential Schools

Indigenous

Three SFU students reflect on their experience as volunteers at the City of Surrey's commemoration of Orange Shirt Day.

By: Joyti Gill, Raman Jawanda, and Maha Rashid 6977 reads | 0 comments
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Spring “Camping” in Nepal

Leadership

On placement with Partnership for Sustainable Development in Kathmandu, Nepal, Health Sciences students Marie Purificacion and Tessa Leyland decided to extend their contribution to a community in need and enrich their learning experience, by raising resources for a Free Health Camp. 

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Volunteering during your Non-Profit Co-op is Valuable

Communique

Working for a non-profit organization may not always be on the radar for co-op students. However, the chance to support diverse communities throughout the Lower Mainland can be an extremely rewarding experience. For Rachael, the chance to volunteer with Union Gospel Mission’s Streetlight program, while working for the organization at the same time, was an opportunity she couldn’t pass up. 

 

By: Rachael Allen 5269 reads | 0 comments
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Finding Purpose Through Volunteering

ENGAGE

Have you ever thought to yourself, What am I doing with my life? You are not alone.

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