In this video, Dharshi Lacey from Pillar Nonprofit Network provides an update on the Diversity and Inclusion community of practice.
Abe Oudshoorn, in collaboration with Carrie Marshall and Deanna Befus, and through the Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion, is leading a 14-month demonstration project with the Salvation Army Centre of Hope in transforming emergency shelter space into affordable housing with supports. The project includes evaluation of an existing floor of rental units on site, as well as the addition of a new floor of units focused on substance use recovery and inclusive of a peer support model.
This demonstration project aims to showcase how emergency shelters can successfully transition to providing affordable housing with support functions.
In this video, Nadine Wathen provides an update on the Health Equity in Context initiative.
Ishita Joshi, a fourth year student in Health Studies, is developing a map of staff capacity for KT/KMb activity at Western as part of a practicum placement with the Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion. The results of this project will be shared at a workshop on April 5 at 1:30PM at Arthur and Sonia Labatt Health Science Building 417. See more details and RSVP information.
Each event tackles an issue from different perspectives as four speakers — an artist, a researcher, a civil servant, and an activist — share 12 minute presentations around a central theme.
The first event is March 21, 7PM, at Museum London. The evening will feature presentations on the theme of health and well-being from…
• Melanie Schambach (Visual Artist)
• Yasmin Hussain (Violence Prevention Coordinator, Muslim Resource Centre)
• Lloy Wylie (Assistant Professor in the Schulich Interfaculty Program in Public Health)
• Alexander Summers (Associate Medical Officer, Middlesex-London Health Unit)