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Community Education & Action

Speakers, presentations, and films are some of the ways we engage you in issues that matter. We strive to bring an international perspective and propose practical actions at the local level. This includes hosting an annual guest speaker from one of our partners in Central America so you can learn first hand about the work and challenges of communities there.     

Partner Visit


Every year we host guest speakers from one of our partners in Central America. The purpose is to inform Canadians of global issues and increase mutual understanding between citizens here and the communities we work in.  This consists of a series of networking meetings, public presentations and visits with the public and stakeholders throughout Canada. 


Horizons of Friendship staff give presentations to local groups, students, and professional organizations. The purpose is to inform you of our work, raise awareness of global justice issues, and explore ways you can become involved.

We also speak at or host workshops, conferences and events related to international development and our thematic areas

In these presentations, we aim to bring a critical, local perspective with a focus on participatory action and citizen engagement.  

If you are interested in inviting us to a presentation or event, please contact us. Please note, availability depends on time and resources.     

Films & Learning Resources


We also have a resource library, which includes books, articles, magazines, images and films on global issues such as peace, human rights, globalization, education environmentalism, global citizenship and world history. Located at 50 Covert Street, Cobourg, Ontario, it is open to the public Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 5:00pm.We often host public screenings of films related to our work.

A list of audio-visual resources can be downloaded here:

Publications and reports authored by Horizons and our partners are available here.

Looking for something specific? Contact us.