A reflective blog post on the BLM Social Justice Project. Written by Natasha Knebelow, a student enrolled in Geog 464: Local Applied Studio course In order to thrive in our cities. We must feel we belong and can see ourselves represented. Art helps people become in alliance with one another. I once heard from a … Continue reading How do we thrive in our cities? And what does it mean to belong?
Project Background The BLM Social Justice Art Project arose from a CityStudio Abbotsford program called Hubbub. This semiannual project gives UFV students the opportunity to develop solutions to civic issues and share them with city staff, peers and engaged community members. When students from Cherie Enns and Miranda Ting’s Geography 464 class conceived the idea … Continue reading BLM SOCIAL JUSTICE ART PROJECT
IGLUS is an swiss action research program with a mission: " To contribute to the better governance of increasingly larger, complex and dynamic urban systems." IGLUS provides a platform to learn, share, experiment and anticipate urban challenges. Check out the link to their website to learn more about current housing solutions, how pandemics are shaping … Continue reading INNOVATIVE GOVERNMENT OF LARGE URBAN SYSTEMS (IGLUS)
The QES Program aims to propel a community of young global leaders to create sustainable impact both abroad and at home. The program partners with professionals and experts in their field in East Africa, India and Abbotsford BC. Through cross cultural exchanges, the QES program sets students up for a once in a lifetime opportunity … Continue reading Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Program
Hi my Name is Brooke and I am a political science student in my last year of school interning for UN Habitat working on ways to put youth at the forefront of leadership and battling COVID-19 as well as creating more safe and sustainable cities. while completing my internship with UN Habitat I have had the … Continue reading Virtual Internships