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News and Events

Mestizo Soul - Rebeca Lane to Perform October 28

Guatemalan hip-hop artist and poet to perform in Charlottetown

Posted: Thursday 12th October 2017 17:07

Rebeca Lane, acclaimed Guatemalan hip-hop artist and poet, will be performing in Charlottetown as part of the Mestizo Soul - Identity and Rights tour. Local artist Russell Louder will be opening the show. Rebeca's music deals with her womanhood and imposed heterosexuality, as well as colonization and militarization of her native land. She has released three albums - her most recent in 2016. “Mestizo Soul" looks at identity, rights, and struggles for justice and peace.

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2017 Daniel O'Hanley Lecture - Challenges Facing Immigrant Women

Sunday, October 29, 2 pm with Dr Sara Torres

Posted: Thursday 12th October 2017 17:02

Latin American Mission Program (LAMP) is presenting the 26th Annual Daniel O’Hanley Memorial Lecture Sunday, October 29 at 2:00pm at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish Hall, 145 Stratford Road, Stratford, PEI. Presenter: Dr. Sara Torres, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Dalhousie University, Halifax; Topic: Challenges Facing Immigrant Women: “The Cry of the Earth”. Entertainment and refreshments will follow the lecture. All are welcome!

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Action Team for Migrant Workers' Rights Launches Facebook Page

Posted: Friday 14th July 2017 17:36

The PEI Action Team for Migrant Worker Rights is an initiative of Cooper Institute, a group of volunteers working to improve the conditions of Migrant Workers in PEI, advocating for their rights and the improvement of their status in our country, and helping to facilitate their integration into the community. We want to be a source of information about issues related to migrant workers in our community as well as throughout Canada. Today May 1st we inaugurate this space and we commemorate the international workers day and the struggle around the world for the rights of all workers.

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Cooper Institute is an education and community development centre in the province of Prince Edward Island, Canada. The main program areas of our organization are livable income for all, food sovereignty, democracy and cultural diversity and inclusion. Within these programs, we conduct research and popular education projects on provincial, national, and international level.

See Cooper Institute's 2016 Activities Report here.

We are pleased to present the report of our third annual Social Justice Symposium, held on March 11, 2017, in honour of Andrew Macdonald. This year's topic was Food Sovereignty and Climate Change - with guest speaker Dr Nettie Wiebe. Read the report here.

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And here we are, at Cooper Institute's 30th Anniversary Celebration
May 7, 2014.