Category: Community

“The smooth face of the past map is scratched…

The definition of a Renaissance man is “an outstanding versatile, well-rounded person who has a broad range of intellectual interests.” Based on such an understanding, meet Sozan Jamil—Renaissance woman! She is a writer, poet, translator, mother, homemaker, world traveler, and...

/ June 8, 2016

Making Music Fun

We often use music to express emotions, and to build relationships. Music instruction can also play a key role in a child’s development of invaluable social and life skills. An Instrument for Every Child (AIFEC) is a Hamilton-based music program...

/ June 7, 2016

Dance Is Culture Made Visible

By Elisabeth Chernichenko Who are we, and how do we fit in? Sometimes, the only answer is to dance. “I see dancing as a way [to] express my feelings and beliefs about my culture. [Iranian] culture is a big part...

/ June 7, 2016

Youth Empowering Youth – NGEN

In 2010, When Amr was just 17, he decided to do something radical and something counter-cultural. He decided that downtown Hamilton needed a youth centre, and he decided that he was going to put youth at the top of it.

/ February 1, 2016

Ashleigh and Alexandria Montague are SISTERS 4 SISTERS

Sisters4Sisters empowers women by raising money and awareness for women-focused organizations.

/ January 29, 2016

{HYP} Hamilton Youth Poets

HYP was created in order to give Hamilton youth a chance to have their voices heard, as well as to expose them to the world of linguistic art. Spoken word is a chance for youth to speak their minds!! Twice...

/ December 10, 2015