Ten Reasons to come to Thursday’s Lightning Talks

CRHESI’s biannual Lightning Talks and Reception event brings together a wide range of community members and collaborators working on projects focussed on equity and inclusion. Join us for a series of fast-moving, 5-minute talks, to get up to speed on 10 initiatives underway right now in London.

Thursday, November 21, 2019
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EST
Innovation Works London
201 King Street

Presenters

Michelle Sangster Bouck
Program Evaluator, Middlesex-London Health Unit
Shamiram Zendo
PhD Candidate, Health Information Science, University of Western Ontario
Exploring stories and photos with clients of London’s overdose prevention site

Carri Hand
Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy, Western University
Aging in neighbourhoods study: Exploring and Promoting Older Adults’ Inclusion in Neighbourhoods

Kinga Koltun
Supervisor, Policy & Strategic Issues (Neighbourhood & Community Initiatives) Neighbourhood, Children and Fire Services, City of London
London’s Community Diversity and Inclusion Strategy Update

Carrie Marshall
Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy, Western University
Boredom and meaningful activity in adults experiencing homelessness

Abe Oudshoorn
Assistant Professor, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Western University
Learning how to tell a meaningful story of homelessness

Julia Parker
Executive Director, Correctional and Justice Services, Salvation Army
Samantha Gee
Case Manager, Support to Report, Correctional and Justice Services, Salvation Army
Support to Report: Supporting Sexually Assaulted Adults Working in Sex Trade or Sex Trafficked to Access Justice

Colleen Parsons
Research Associate, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Western University
Transforming Emergency Shelter into Affordable Housing with Support

Jennifer Sandu
Capacity Building Specialist, London Cross Cultural Learner Centre
Yazidi Refugee Mental Health Peer Support Program

Javeed Sukhera
Associate Professor of Psychiatry/Paediatrics
Scientist, Centre for Education Research & Innovation Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
Making the invisible visible: Exploring explicit, implicit, and structural stigma for people who inject drugs within a hospital environment

Gail Teachman
Assistant Professor, School of Occupational Therapy, Western University
Is inclusion always a ‘good’ thing?: Perspectives from youth with disabilities

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