Rev. Dr. Cheri DiNovo will be at the University of Guelph to discuss themes from her memoir, The Queer Evangelist: A Socialist Clergy’s Radically Honest Tale. Hosted by the University of Guelph campus ministry and the Guelph Seminar, this is an amazing opportunity to hear someone at the forefront of pro-2SLGBTQIA+ advocacy and legislation implementation!
The Storied Lives Project will be setting up a booth at the annual LISPOP (Laurier Institute for the Study of Public Opinion and Policy) Forum event on October 20th! Dr. Leah Levac, co-leader of the Displacements, Emergence and Change cluster, will be there to give you an opportunity to listen to the podcasts or discuss the Storied Lives initiatives about poverty and housing.
The Reimagining Livelihoods Forum is a two-day, hybrid event hosted by the Live Work Well Research Centre (LWWRC), University of Guelph, on August 23 and 24, 9:00am-4:30pm ET. This event will be held in English. The overall goal of the “Reimagining Livelihoods” Forum is to gather with individuals and organizations to share, discuss, and engage with diverse perspectives, experiences, and knowledges about ways to make a living and a life. We aim to address themes of exploring livelihoods, using an intersectional livelihoods approach, and reimagining livelihoods.
How can we create more just academic spaces that eliminate barriers to access and ensure equity for everyone in the university community? About the Event In this hybrid event, we will explore how to create more just academic spaces that reduce/eliminate barriers to access and ensure equity for everyone in the university community. We are interested in this topic generally, and also specifically as it relates to the University of Guelph.
In this 90-minute online event, Integrating Care and Livelihoods cluster co-leads Amy Kipp and Dr. Roberta Hawkins will moderate a community conversation on care and its complexities.
Nothing Without Us! The disability community in Canada and internationally has continually called upon all levels of government to include persons with disabilities in its management of the current pandemic and recovery efforts. This side event would focus on how countries can take an overarching “Nothing without us” approach to the pandemic recovery and ensure full social and economic inclusion of persons with disabilities.
Please join us for a presentation and discussion about an environmental scan of domestic and international good practices to integrate SGBA+ in health impact assessments to support implementation of new requirements in the Canada’s Impact Assessment Act. RSVP for a link to participate and for a copy of the report: firstname.lastname@example.org Please share this invitation with others.
In this 90-minute event, moderator and researcher Dr. Laura Pin, University of Guelph, will invite panelists to share their perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 on those living on low income during the first months of the pandemic. The Panelists Panelists include Guelph’s Member of Provincial Parliament, Mike Schreiner, community leaders, and representatives from the Guelph-Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination, Services and Housing in the Province, and A Way Home Canada.
Are you balancing school with parenting? We recognize that balancing parenthood responsibilities with academic goals and aspirations has its unique challenges, some specific to the interconnected impact of COVID-19. As we continue to strive to provide a respectful and supportive family-friendly learning environment for our students, we would like to invite you to join us and other U of G student parents to share experiences, resources, and strategies, and simply to connect with one another.
The Live Work Well Research Centre is launching a webinar series entitled “From the Margins: Communities Respond to COVID-19”, where we will elevate perspectives often excluded from dominant discussions of COVID-19. The panelists will discuss what are the specific challenges that their communities and organizations are facing due to COVID-19 and the social, political, and economic conditions underlying these challenges.