Steering Committee minutes for April 25, 2018

Below are the minutes from CRHESI’s last Steering Committee meeting:

The next Steering Committee meeting is Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 3:00pm-4:30pm

Do you have updates or reports on projects or initiatives that should be shared at the CRHESI Steering Committee and with the agencies, researchers, and community leaders in the CRHESI ecosystem? Please email info@crhesi.ca

What are some next steps towards ‘Reconciliation’ for individual Canadians?

Monday, May 7, 2018, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Central Library, Flex Space, 251 Dundas Street
Full event details and optional RSVP

Do you want to see reconciliation in Canada? What actions are you taking personally? London Public Library is hosting a panel discussion about the question of how non-indigenous Canadians might take practical steps towards reconciliation — with a careful, critical analysis of some of the potential pitfalls and unintended consequences that emerge along the way.

Panelists

  • Joe Anton
  • Summer Bressette
  • Cindy Smithers Graeme
  • Luke Nicholas
  • James Shelley

Life as a Refugee Conference 2018

You are invited to participate in the 2018 10th Annual Life as a Refugee ConferenceAll Are Welcome Here’ to be held on Wednesday June 20th from 9:00 AM to 4:15 PM (registration from 8:00 AM) to celebrate World Refugee Day. This event is organized by The London Cross Cultural Learner Centre, in partnership with Western Centre for Research on Migration and Ethnic Relations, the London Public Library, Pillar Nonprofit Network, South London Neighbourhood Resource Centre, London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership,

To register please see: https://lifeasarefugee2018.eventbrite.ca or contact Dalia Elbargisy at delbargisy@lcclc.org or by phone at 519-432-1133 ext. 226

Steering Committee minutes (for Wednesday, March 28, 2018)

Below are the minutes from CRHESI’s last Steering Committee meeting:

The next Steering Committee meeting is Wednesday, April 25, 3:00pm-4:30pm

Do you have updates or reports on projects or initiatives that should be shared at the CRHESI Steering Committee and with the agencies, researchers, and community leaders in the CRHESI ecosystem? Please get in touch with co-coordinator James Shelley at jshelley@crhesi.ca

CRHESI Academic Director Helene Berman named Distinguished University Professor

Congratulations to our Academic Director, Helene Berman, for being named a Distinguished University Professor by Western University.

“The Distinguished University Professorship Award acknowledges sustained excellence in scholarship over a substantial career at Western. The award includes a citation, the right to use the title, an opportunity for a public lecture and a $10,000 prize to be used for scholarly activity at any time.”

Helene Berman is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and a recipient of the prestigious Excellence in Research Award of the Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International. She and her colleagues have attracted more than $7 million in research funding from Tri-Council agencies and Status Women Canada. Berman, who publishes and presents her work nationally and internationally, has held continuous support from external agencies since she joined Western in 1996. Her research has focused on the subtle and explicit forms of violence in the lives of women, girls, and youth. Using arts-based and narrative approaches, her findings have been used to influence the development of programs and policies. Berman is the inaugural Academic Director of the Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion in downtown London Ontario, which represents a new and important community engagement initiative for the advancement of knowledge-informed solutions through participatory community action.

Read more at Western News