Monthly Archive - March 2011

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Participating at the Ballot Box

2011-03-08

Civic engagement? active citizenship? what’s another word for political participation? This month’s conversation invites Cem Özdemir, co-chair of the German Green Party to talk about political life in Germany and the influences that shaped his political outlook.

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TenSquared: Maslaha celebrates 100 years of international Women’s Day

2011-03-08

2011 is the centenary year of International Women’s Day and to commemorate this Maslaha is launching TenSquared, a project celebrating the lives of amazing Muslim women in Britain today.

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The vote is in! Political inclusion for all!

2011-03-07

Lessons from from last month’s webinar, “Ballot Box to Podium: Mobilizing Immigrant Voters and New Leadership” are now available! Follow this city-to-city conversation between Toronto’s Alejandra Bravo, School4Civics, and Eva Millona, MIRA, in Boston….

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Integrating immigrants – Canada is third, but we can do better (MIPEX)

2011-03-04

On February 28, the thirs edition of the Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) released data that compares Canada to 30 other countries. Canada scored third -worth celebrating- but leaves room for improvement.

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Toronto: The City goes Big with the CivicAction Summit

2011-03-03

At the CivicAction Greater Toronto Summit 2011, the agenda was full of great talk about big ideas, but discussion regarding diversity and multiculturalism was never far away.

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Rome: How Rome became La città di Asterix

2011-03-03

A lovely video recently caught our attention. In December 2008, journalist Carlotta Mismetti Capua met four four Afghanistani boys on a city bus. They had travelled 5000 km to get to La città di Asterix, their name for Rome.

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Hamburg: SchlauFox wins The Tulip!

2011-03-03

On March 31, the Hamburger Tulip was awarded to SchlauFox for its contribution to raising intercultural awareness and outstanding commitment to education and the children and young people of Hamburg.

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In Conversation with Germany’s Cem Özdemir

2011-03-03

Cem Özdemir, Co-Chair of The Green Party/Die Grünen (Germany) is the first party leader in Germany to come from an immigrant background. The son of Turkish “guest workers”, he has become the de facto expert on immigration and integration issues for his party.

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