PWSD is the official development and relief agency of The Presbyterian Church in Canada. The work of PWSD includes responding to emergency situations, long-term community development with international partners working in health, education, agriculture and income-generation and refugee sponsorship by Canadian congregations. PWSD is also responsible for educating Canadian Presbyterians by promoting justice, peace and the integrity of creation. PWSD supports people and communities in Africa, Asia, Central America, and Eastern Europe according to their need and regardless of their faith.
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SCIC helps Saskatchewan people act on their desire to make the world a better place. We do this by educating Saskatchewan people about global issues like poverty, health, and human rights, and encouraging individuals to take meaningful action.
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SCIC is excited to release the first Module in our Global Citizenship Education Modules Series. The culmination of decades of work supporting Saskatchewan teachers, SCIC’s Global Citizenship Education Modules are a series of new educational resources to support global citizenship education learning outcomes for Saskatchewan middle years and secondary classrooms (grades 6-12). They … Continue reading.
Why won’t growing more food solve global hunger? Why can’t we just build more clinics to improve global health? Our new campaign explores below the surface of global challenges such as hunger, health, education and conflict. As one person, we can each learn more, and take … Continue reading.
SCIC is proud to officially release our new short documentary: Knowing Ourselves, Knowing the World: A Global Citizenship Journey from Saskatchewan to El Salvador. The film documents the personal journey of … Continue reading.
We are very excited to announce the winning entries for the Speak Up, Inspire Change poetry competition! As a part of SCIC’s LookDeeper campaign, SCIC accepted poems, prose poems, and spoken word … Continue reading.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 10:30 AM – 12:00 Noon CST (12:30 – 2:00 PM EST) FREE – Register HERE for access & detailed information Join the conversation: #ICNEngage An #ICNEngage webinar exploring the … Continue reading.
It’s coming! Mark your calendar for the 7th Annual Generating Momentum Youth Leadership Training Camp, Aug 25-28, 2016 at Camp Easter Seal, Manitou Beach, SK. Registration opens June 1. Generating Momentum is a 4-day, retreat-style summer leadership camp for globally-minded Saskatchewan youth. The camp focuses on … Continue reading.
by Kailtyn Kitzan This blog is a part of “Student Perspectives on Global Citizenship Education”, a series of blogs by Saskatchewan high-school students reflecting on their experiences through the Global Citizen Youth … Continue reading.
by Sydney Kuppenbender This blog is a part of “Student Perspectives on Global Citizenship Education”, a series of blogs by Saskatchewan high-school students reflecting on their experiences through the Global Citizen Youth … Continue reading.
Every year, SCIC honours Saskatchewan people who make amazing contributions to international development, cooperation, peace and justice with the Global Citizen Award. Recently, we took a moment to interview this year’s honourees. … Continue reading.