Couchiching Conversations


Edmonton Dinner Dialogue: Reconciling our Common Spirit

Thanks to Claire Edwards for this reflection on our recent event in Edmonton Last week Renée Vaugeois, executive director of the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights (JHC), invited thirty young people to dinner. The result was an incredibly enlightening and passionate discussion on the bridge between spirituality and social transformation, of which […]

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Raising the Spirit: A performer’s perspective

Our recent spoken word conversation in Toronto was a huge success—as the photos we took that night testify! Aisha the Poet, one of the fantastic performers  we featured, recounts her perspective of the night below: On February 17, 2014, I was blessed to have been given the opportunity to share a stage with a wide […]

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Salim interviewed by Radio Regent on “Raising the Spirit”

Salim Rachid, our Chair here at Couchiching Conversations, was recently interviewed by Radio Regent on the Raising the Sprit event we recently presented in Toronto. Here’s what he had to say:

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Article about Couchiching Conversations in the Orillia Packet

Sara Ross from the Orillia Packet & Times writes about our Simcoe County Couchiching Conversation series. In partnership with Lakehead University, the series will be launched with a conversation on Tuesday, January 28 on “Gender, Identity, Accessibility and Sports”. As Ross writes “The purpose is to garner interest in the Couchiching Summer Conference taking place […]

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“Spirit of Social Change: Reflections on a conversation”

Jennah Khaled, Canadian Council of Muslim Women   A remarkably high percentage of Bridging the Secular Divide Conference attendees were students and youth activists. The Couchiching Institute and Inspirit Foundation hosted a lunchtime event to allow these young people to share a meal and discuss how to bridge their personal beliefs with their day-to-day community […]

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