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Speakers for Peace April 10th- 13th

March 21st, 2017

Do not miss the incredible line up of speakers for this year’s edition of Speakers for Peace, April 10th-13th Monday, April 10th at 10am in 5B.16 Adeela Arshad-Ayaz “Can new participatory media provide a transnational space for global civic engagement, social justice, and peace?” Monday, April 10th at 2:30pm in 5B.16 Jennifer Reynolds “Harnessing institutional food…


Fear, Faith & Freedom: Islam as the Rhetorical Other

March 21st, 2017

Save the dates March 27th & 30th, come join us for Fear, Faith & Freedom: Islam as the Rhetorical Other. The increasingly fear based rhetoric against Muslims in North America and in Europe will be questioned, rejected, analysed and challenged in a series of talks, a panel, photo exhibit and human library event. All events…


Women’s week at Dawson

March 2nd, 2017

This is just a reminder that Women’s/Gender Studies will be occupying Conrod’s from March 6 – 8, and you are all welcome to join us. Students, faculty and staff have been working hard to get everything organized and ready for next week. I can’t tell you how excited I am by this strong group of people…


Winter Clothing Drive

February 23rd, 2017

The Tupper Street YMCA Residence is responding to the needs of newly arrived refugees and asylum seekers. The Residence is currently looking for the following items. Items must be clean and in good condition: Winter boots for adults and children Winter coats/outerwear for all ages Baby winter clothes Baby strollers Please drop off donations in…


February 8th Kate Bateman – Youth Upliftment International – Making a Difference

February 3rd, 2017

As a part of Social Science Week, on February 8th, at 4pm in 5B.16, Kate Bateman- President of Youth Upliftment International, will speak at this year’s 2017 Social Science Week.  In 2008, at the age of 17 Kate was confronted with one of the realities of this world – impoverished disenfranchised Haitian children living in…


DSU & Muslim Student Association Leaders in Hope

January 31st, 2017

At Dawson College despite the cold many students, employees and community members came together to pay respect to the Muslim community members in Ste Foy.  However, this was much more than paying respects. This was a show by the students and the employees that we will not stand for hatred, we will not enable persecution…


We stand with you. Vigil & Condolences : Attack on Islamic Community Centre, Ste Foy

January 30th, 2017

On the evening of January 29th two armed men attacked peaceful worshipers at the Ste Foy Islamic Community Centre.  If you would like to send condolences to the families of those who lost their lives you may by clicking here. There will also be a vigil here in Montreal to signal our solidarity with the…

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Relive Skén:nen – November 2016

January 20th, 2017

Did you miss out on the vernissage? Did you attend and want to relive the the special evening that it was? The Dawson College Peace Centre, Art Gallery and First Peoples’ Centre are proud to release the highlight reel of Skén:nen. Did you see this and want to get involved with Peace Centre projects? If…


Saturday Jan 21st – Solidarity March – March on Washington

January 17th, 2017

This Saturday join Women & Gender Studies in a Solidarity March that will support the Women’s March on Washington in the USA.  The March on Washington (sister march in Montreal) is taking place Saturday Jan.21, at 11AM at Place des Art (175 Saint Catherine W).  Look for the Dawson College Women’s/Gender Studies banner, featured above. If…


April 2017 Speakers for Peace: Reconciliation & Restoration

January 11th, 2017

This April 10th- 13th the Peace Centre is proud to present our second installment to Peace Week hosted last semester, Speakers for Peace: Reconciliation & Restoration Joining us will be an amazing group of individuals who are all implicated in research or activism that touches upon our theme of Reconciliation & Restoration. Adeela Arshad- Ayaz,…

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