Archive for 2024

Manager, Indigenous Programs

February 16, 2024

Position Title: Manager, Indigenous Programs Reports to: Director of Programs Direct Reports: Indigenous Programs, KAIROS Blanket Exercise Staff Classification: Management Status: Full-time Permanent (35 hours/week) Work Model (Location) Remote – Ontario, with periodic travel Job #: IRNU241 Context  KAIROS: Canadian…

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Staff picks of Black authors for Black History Month

February 15, 2024

For Black History Month, KAIROS staff were asked to submit their favourite book by a Black author, below are their picks. Caroline’s pickA Long Way Gone: Memoires of a Boy Soldier (2013) by Ishmael Beah Caroline Sharp – KAIROS Blanket…

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KAIROS Times: February 2024

February 1, 2024

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KAIROS’ Calls to Action 2024

January 31, 2024

We regard this time with increasing alarm. Canada and the world are grappling with the pandemic’s aftermath, horrific wars, the erosion of democracy and rise in global temperatures and its catastrophic impacts. Our global partners continue to report increases in…

Post filed in: Calls To Action, Corporate Accountability, Ecological Justice, Gender Justice, Indigenous Rights, Migrant Justice

KAIROS Global Partners: Highlights to Share

January 31, 2024

In a time of war and climate crisis, women peacebuilders and environmental stewards need our support more than ever. They are laying the groundwork for sustainable peace and climate adaptation. Will you help us spread the word about the incredible…

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This kairos moment

January 29, 2024

When you have KAIROS in your name, it tends to lead you to think about kairos moments – the question of what time it is, not from a chronological perspective but from a significance perspective. What time is it in…

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In our own Words: Mapping the Sixties Scoop Diaspora with speaker Colleen Hele Cardinal

January 24, 2024

Thank you…Colleen for bringing alive the story of so many Indigenous children, and the complex inner woundedness they have carried. I learned a great deal.Mary-Ellen Francoeur, Sisters of Service Over 150 people gathered and another 170 registered to get the…

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Women do the sustainability heavy lifting worldwide

January 23, 2024

Two weeks before the 28th UN climate change conference (COP28) kicked off in Dubai, I was at a women-led nature centre in the heart of Colombia. Conceived and managed by the Organización Femenina Popular (OFP), La Comunera is helping to lay the…

Post filed in: Gender Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Global South, WPS

Supporting justice and peace in the Middle East

January 19, 2024

Like so many, KAIROS is following South Africa’s application to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) closely, watching, listening and hoping that the outcome will strengthen justice, peace and humanity.  We share here a letter from KAIROS member, United of…

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Let’s talk social and ecological justice in Budget 2024

January 19, 2024

Join us in urging Canada to invest in social and ecological justice!  The Canadian government is preparing for Budget 2024 and wants to hear from you! This is a great opportunity to voice your support for KAIROS’ priority areas.  Please…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage, WPS

Statement of international solidarity with the victims of the escalation of violence in Ecuador

January 15, 2024

KAIROS is deeply concerned about the escalation in violence in Ecuador and stands in solidarity with partners and victims of this violence. We echo the calls of partners in the region for peace, demilitarization and respect for human rights. Below…

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