Happy Holidays from CRHESI

On behalf of the whole team here at the Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion, we just want to wish you a wonderful holiday with friends and family. We look forward the projects, discussions, collaborations, and partnerships ahead in 2018. (As always, if we here in the CRHESI network can support your work towards equity and inclusion, we’d love to learn more about your efforts. Perhaps we should start off 2018 with a coffee? Please get in touch with us anytime.)

CRHESI Update & Reception 2017

On Thursday, November 2, 2017, the Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion hosted a special update and overview of past, current, and upcoming activities. This stakeholder, leadership, and community event that provided a broad overview of CRHESI projects for researchers, academics, and community leaders in the CRHESI network. If you missed the event, listen to the presentations here on the podcast.


  • Welcome – Helene Berman and Steve Goodine
  • Refugee Housing Study – Abe Oudshoorn
  • Narrative mobilization for policy change – Marlene Janzen Le Ber
  • Social Connectedness and Isolation – Carri Hand
  • Libraries as community hubs – Jacquelyn Burkell
  • Cost of Poverty – Gerda Zonruiter
  • Trauma- and Violence-Informed Community Event – Nadine Wathen
  • Newcomer Health Settlement Committee – Harpreet Brar

Overview and Reception 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Innovation Works London, 201 King Street

A special update and overview on the activities of the Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion.

Join us for an enliving, fast-paced session of updates and an informal meet-and-greet reception.

• Learn about current and upcoming projects and research initiatives
• Network with researchers, academics, and community leaders in the CRHESI network
• Share your expertise and knowledge as a community member, student, faculty, or citizen interested in equity and inclusion in London

This is a stakeholder, leadership, and community event that provides a broad overview of CRHESI activities and projects — strengthening the network and building capacity.

Community members, students, faculty, and everyone interested in equity and inclusion in London are welcome to attend.

Admission is free. RSVP is required: crhesi-overview2017.eventbrite.ca

A Trauma- and Violence-Informed Community

CRHESI and community members are invited to come and participate in a collaborative symposium about trauma- and violence-informed care in our community. The purpose of this discussion is to review activities currently in progress and explore potential for collaboration moving forward.

The discussion will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – 2-4pm at Innovation Works.

Space is limited. Please RSVP at your earliest convenience. This is an open community forum: please invite relevant colleagues and associates within your network.

Co-hosted by Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion (CRHESI) and the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children (CREVAWC).