The Spur Change team was deeply sorrowed to hear of the discovery of 215 Indigenous children whose remains were found on the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. Our sincere condolences to Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation and all Indigenous communities. Full ICN statement ... continue reading.
Halifax, NS (March 11, 2021) – On behalf of the Inter-Council Network (ICN), a coalition of the eight provincial and regional councils for international cooperation, representing over 350 members from coast to coast to coast, we would like to offer congratulations to the nineteen small and ... continue reading.
I am Monica, a happily married woman and a mother of three. I am a proud Maasai from Kilindi, Tanzania. Our tribe is rich in amazing cultures that have been preserved for many centuries. I like the respect we have for our elders, our colourful bibs and clothes, our language and even the natural ... continue reading.
Covid-19 in Tanzania. Hidden from the eyes of many, but visible to young women: the impacts of COVID-19 in Tanzania Story by Monica Kurumbe, Social Worker, Ereto Maasai Youth (EMAYO), a partner organization with The Kesho Trust, a charity entity in Canada. When talking about COVID-19 in ... continue reading.
Autum Jules is a 2020 Spur Change Youth Champions Program alumna. In this blog, she journals her experience as an intern not only for the Spur Change program but also as a Yukoner participating in the Northern Council for Global Cooperation's International Internships for Indigenous Youth program, ... continue reading.
written by Nicolás Peña, Learning Content Coordinator It is undeniable that, for most organizations, online learning has become the new norm. At Spur Change, some components of our program were very dependent on in-person interactions and learnings between small and ... continue reading.