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Every two months we produce a email newsletter for alumni of the DUIM program that includes reflections from the Director, Jonathan Schmidt, and past participants, as well as news about the Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning and upcoming programs, and other interesting tidbits. Contact us to sign up.

Past Issues

DUIM Alumni Newsletter

DUIM Alumni Email Newsletter September 2019

In this issue:

  1. News and Upcoming Events
    a. Offered the “Engage Difference!” program for academic credit and help our first French language only program in Montreal.
    b. Join a Canada-wide reflection on the Canadian Context Today and right after the event, FILL will have a separate video conference.
    c. Global Climate Strike
    d. WCC webinars on “Racism, Xenophobia and Discrimination”
  2. Reflections & Tools
    a. Canada – a Beacon of Diversity to the World… or a Business Arrangement? (Jonathan Schmidt)
    b. Why teachers’ good intentions don’t matter when it comes to ‘equity’ in the classroom (Shree Paradkar)
    c. Bagages

DUIM Alumni Email Newsletter March 2019

In this issue:

  1. UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  2. Grow Canadian Intercultural Ministry
  3. Building a Canadian Ecumenical Anti-racism Network
  4. Reading In Between: How Minoritized Cultural Communities Read the Bible in Canada
  5. Forgiving Reality For Being What It Is- Reflection by Richard Rohr

DUIM Alumni Email Newsletter February 2019

In this issue:

  1. Building a Canadian Ecumenical Anti-Racism Network
  2. United Church of Canada Becoming Intercultural Survey
  3. I.L.L. Reference Group Update
  4. Academic Credit for FILL programs
  5. A Shalom Approach to Poverty in Canada
  6. Looking for Intercultural resources for Sunday School and Teens
  7. 2019 Programs
  8. Grow Your Intercultural Skills

DUIM Alumni Email Newsletter September 2018

In this issue:

  1. Events:
    a. September 27 (Toronto & Videoconference) Not Only in Canada, eh?
    b. October 1 (Webinar) Anti-Black Racism and Afrophobia in the Canadian Context
    c. October 18 (Toronto and Videoconference) First Meeting of The Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning
    d. October 19 (Toronto and Videoconference) Engaging Others! Intercultural Ministry Practitioners
    e. October 20 (Toronto) Learning How to Animate Racial Justice Workshop
  2. Information
    a. Consultation Results: Together Resourcing the Church in Today”s Diverse Contexts
    b. United Church of Canada Intercultural E-Newsletter
  3. Upcoming programs
    a. Engage Difference! Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry
    Célébrons nos diversités! Une meilleure compréhension du ministère interculturel
    (Barrie ON, Victoria BC, Beausejour MB, Montreal QC)

DUIM Alumni Email Newsletter August 2017

In this issue:

  1. Creating the Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning
  2. Tools for conversation
    a. Creating intercultural engagement in a public space through ritual and art
    b. Will friendship kitchen be… Our next success story?
  3. Upcoming programs

DUIM Alumni Email Newsletter July 2017

In this issue:

  1. A Note From Jonathan
  2. Tools For Conversation
    a. Mutual Invitation
    b. Scrupling
  3. Why Participate in the Work of the Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning?
  4. Upcoming Programs

DUIM Alumni Email Newsletter June 2017

In this issue:

  1. Canadian Churches’ Forum is now the Forum for Intercultural Leadership and Learning
  2. Online Resources
    a. Colonization Road
    b. Mamow Be-Mo-Tay-Tah: Let Us Walk Together
  3. Help Us Promote Upcoming Programs
  4. Upcoming Programs

DUIM Alumni Email Newsletter May 2017

In this issue:

  1. Conversations and Resources around Power and Privilege
  2. Embodiment as the Third Axis: Disability, Queerness, Privilege, and Oppression
  3. Resources for Intercultural Ministry Developed by Alumni, including an Experiential Canadian History Workshop
  4. Notable On-line Resources
    a. “Cultural appropriation…is the very foundation of what Canada is built on”
    b. What Makes Call-Out Culture So Toxic
  5. Toward A New Relationship with the Canadian Council of Churches
  6. A “Program Report”: Engage Difference! Vancouver, Toronto, Manitoba & the “Engaging Others! Alumni event
  7. Engage Difference! Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry is Bilingual!

DUIM Alumni Email Newsletter March 2017
In this issue:
1. Reflections on the Intersectionality of Unearned Privilege
2. Intercultural Ministry as Embodied Practice
3. The Skin We’re In
4. Upcoming Events
5. Engage Difference! Program Bursary Fund

DUIM Alumni Email Newsletter December 2016
In this issue:
1. Epiphany Intercultural Ministry Resource
2. Upcoming Programs

DUIM Alumni Email Newsletter November 2016
In this issue:
1. “Bringing DUIM back – Are we ready?” reflections of an alumna
2. Reserve 107: Reconciliation on the Prairies
3. The creative imagination of Intercultural Ministry: Faith and Witness podcast
interview with Canadian Churches’ Forum Director
4. Help support the Canadian Churches Forum and intercultural ministry programs!
5.News/Upcoming Programs & Annual Newsletter

DUIM Alumni Email Newsletter October 2016
In this issue:
1. “A memo…”
2. EDITORIAL: What I Said When My White Friend Asked for My Black Opinion on White Privilege
3. DUIM featured on Anglican.ca! “Intercultural ministry program expands to new locations”
4. VIDEO: “Fixing Racism – racism is at the root of many of humanity’s evils | Gurdeep
Parhar | TEDxStanleyPark”
5. Forum News/Upcoming Programs

DUIM Alumni Email Newsletter September 2016
In this issue:
1. DUIM 2 Survey Results
2. “At the Crossroads,” a reflection by DUIM Alum Rev. Min-Goo Kang
3. “Colonization as a Curse,” By Patricia Vickers, Director, Mental Wellness, First Nations Health Authority
4. Forum News
5. Upcoming Programs

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