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Cultivating Community: Promoting Wellbeing though Social Connection

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During Loneliness Awareness Week, join us to explore the transformative power of social connections at our upcoming virtual event, "Cultivating Community: Promoting Wellbeing though Social Connection." Hosted by the Canadian Institute for Social Prescribing, this interactive fireside chat will bring together innovators and champions who are actively working to reduce social isolation and foster more connected communities.  

Date: June 13th 

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET 

Featured Speakers: 

  • Dr. Kiffer G. Card, Assistant Professor, Simon Fraser University, Scientific Director at the Canadian Alliance for Social Connection and Health, Director of Research for the GenWell Project, and the Director for the Mental Health and Climate Change Alliance. 
  • Julia Hotz, Solutions-Focused Journalist and Author of The Connection Cure 
  • Kim Samuel, Author of On Belonging and Founder of the Samuel Centre for Social Connectedness (SCSC) 
  • Pete Bombaci, Founder of The GenWell Project 

Host and Moderator:  

  • Srija Biswas, Project Manager, CISP 

What to Expect: 

  • An engaging discussion on the relationship between social connectedness and wellbeing 
  • Insights into the global crisis of social isolation and strategies for building inclusive communities 
  • Innovative projects and initiatives aimed at improving social wellbeing 
  • Practical strategies for fostering a sense of belonging in your community 

  • Organizer

    The Canadian Institute of Social Prescribing

  • Location

    Virtual on Zoom

  • Date (PDT)

    This event has passed.

  • Time (PDT)

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


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