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Friday, October 16, 2015

Allison Schneck is a 3rd year Intercultural Studies student who recently started her cross-cultural internship in Guadalajara, Mexico with the Evangelical Mennonite Conference (Ascend program).  Allison is working alongside long-term missionaries in Guadalajara and is currently focused on language and culture learning. It was 9:00pm. I had just come back from a busy day of … Read More

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How would I have learned this sitting in a classroom?

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Chloe Parmentier is in her 3rd year of the Intercultural Studies (ICS) program. She is currently doing her ICS cross-cultural internship in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side. Chloe works with Jacob’s Well, a faith based community of people who seek mutually transformative friendship with those on the margins of society and who desire to equip others to … Read More

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Tifany & Jason Clark are third year Intercultural Studies Students who are doing their cross-cultural internship in Oaxaca, Mexico.  They arrived in Mexico in late January with their 4 children and are currently focused on learning language, settling into new routines, and building relationships.  There is a thunderstorm happening all around me here in Oaxaca, Mexico. The … Read More

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A Weekend in Vancouver – Reflections

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Written by Cassidy Acheson   Reflecting over this past Urban Mission Dynamics (UMD) weekend, my mind and heart feel overwhelmed in a way I have not previously experienced. This time spent in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has greatly impacted me and I hope that I will not soon forget all that I learned and saw. Through … Read More

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Raise the Peace!

Monday, December 1, 2014

CBC student Charis Miller co-ran a peace camp in Saskatoon as part of her ICS Internship. The focus of the camp was peacebuilding and restorative justice, with a specific emphasis on using spoken word (expressive poetry) as a tool for opening discussion on issues of conflict. This allowed struggling youth to find healthy ways to … Read More

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