The Olive Tree Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded a grant to support the project, 14 & Muslim Documentary Engagement Initiative in Ottawa. 14 & Muslim [https://ymlpmail8.net/7387fmbadaehbhyapawssadamjs/click.php] is a critically acclaimed CBC documentary that explores what it means to be Muslim in Canada through
In partnership with Emmanuel College, The Tessellate Institute’s annual lecture series #TTILectures presents Enacting Citizenship in Muslim Communities: Lessons Learned from Australian Muslim’s Civic Engagement. Records show that Australia’s Aboriginal communities have had interactions with Muslim travellers as early as the 17th century, pre-dating the arrival of
Surveys are powerful vehicles for amplifying the voices of individuals, Dr. Keith Neuman, Executive Director of Environics Institute, told a forum on Tuesday, May 24 held at the Intercultural Dialogue Institute in Toronto. Dr. Neuman was presenting the results of the latest Survey of Muslims in Canada at the forum.
[http://127.0.0.1/wp/2015/photo-contest-aims-to-capture-spirit-of-canadian-ramadan/ramadan-photo-contest/] (June 24, 2015) – The Silk Road Institute [http://silkroadinstitute.ca/en/portfolio/ramadan-photo-contest/], in collaboration with the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) [http://www.nccm.ca/] and the Tessellate Institute [http://www.tessellateinstitute.com/], is inviting Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast to
[http://127.0.0.1/wp/2014/muslim-seniors-gets-funding-to-promote-volunteerism/somms-advisory-committee_2-1/] Project Advisory Committee(March 17, 2014) – The Muslim Seniors Circle of Halton/Peel (MSC) has received funding from the Canadian Federal Government’s New Horizons for Seniors Program to promote volunteerism among seniors and members of other generations. MSC’s
In February, Scarboro Missions [http://www.scarboromissions.ca/] invited Muslim leaders to the church to provide an introduction to Islam. The four-evening educational series focused on the Prophet Muhammad (peace be on him), the origins of Islam, the Holy Qur’an, the Five Pillars and Islam as a way of
New study focuses on youth political and civic engagement (June 23, 2011) – Canadian Muslim youth are highly engaged in volunteering in their local communities, and are open to being more involved in the political process, according to a new study from the Tessellate Institute. [http://www.tessellateinstitute.com/] The study,
(June 22, 2011) – Muslim youth will be focus of attention at the Olive Tree Foundation’s Gala [http://otfgaladinner2011.eventbrite.com/] evening on June 26, 2011. CBC’s well-known broadcast journalist, Muhammad Lila, will keynote the Gala that will include the release of a major study, “Canadian Muslim Youth: Concepts
(April 2, 2011) – The Olive Tree Foundation announced today that it will provide a grant to support the Tessellate Institute and MENTORS in developing a series of short films that profile the experiences of Muslim youth who are at risk of being marginalized. The “Neglected Voices: Young and Muslim in
The Olive Tree Foundation celebrated community development at its Annual Appreciation Brunch on Sunday June 20, 2010. “Successful public foundations that fund community initiatives can lead to community development,” said Muneeb Nasir, President of the Olive Tree Foundation. The event, titled, ‘Leading Community Development’, recognized the Foundation’s contributions as
(June 20, 2010) – The Olive Tree Foundation has announced that it will fund a study by the Tessellate Institute (TTI) on “Canadian Muslim Youth: Concepts of Political Participation.” TTI’s project will be conducted in the context of growing governmental and community concern over the ‘radicalization’ of Canadian Muslim youth.
(June 9, 2010) – Canadian government agencies should recognise the role Mosques are playing in providing services to the community and integrating Muslims into Canadian society, according to the Tessellate Institute (TTI) [http://www.tessellateinstitute.com/] in a recently released policy brief. The brief [http://www.tessellateinstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/
(November 10, 2009) – The online archive and virtual museum of Toronto’s first mosque will be a great educational resource said Kathleen Wynne, Ontario’s Minister of Education. Minister Wynne was speaking earlier today at the launch of Mosqueone.com, an oral history project of the Dundas Street Mosque, the
Dr. Kathy Bullock, Director of the Tessellate Institute(July 29, 2009) – “The Olive Tree Foundation has distinguished itself, in a quiet and unassuming way, for being one of the most important and forward thinking organisations established in Canada,” Dr. Kathy Bullock told the audience at the Annual Appreciation Brunch of
(June 10, 2009) – Olive Tree Foundation has announced that it will provide a grant to support the Tessellate Institute in developing oral histories of the first mosque in Toronto. “The Olive Tree Foundation is very pleased to be able fund this inaugural project of the Tessellate Institute,” said Muneeb Nasir,