Girls Without Barriers is a project led by the DisAbled Women’s Network of Canada, with the objective of reporting what is known on the rights, needs, and experiences of diverse girls and young women with disabilities, and address the gaps in order to promote their full participation in girl-serving programs in Canada.
The Live Work Well Research Centre, along with many other people and organizations, are excited to announce our 7 year Engendering Disability-Inclusive Development (EDID) partnership. The project centres around the barriers that women and girls with disabilities face, who suggested by the United Nations are to be one of the most marginalized groups worldwide.
Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politiques, since 1975 the foremost peer-reviewed journal examining social and economic policy in Canada, invites submissions related to the COVID-19 pandemic for expedited publication.
Deadline for submission: June 15, 2020
More info: https://utpjournals.press/journals/cpp/cfp
This thread explores numerous issues related to the importance of diversity and inclusion in higher education, as well as challenges of growing these areas.
Some of the issues include
- Why we need diversity in leadership in this time of crisis
- Teaching Remotely: Challenges to Diversity and Inclusion
- Racism in times of Covid-19
- Inequity in the Academic Pipeline
Statistics Canada released Dynamics of Disability: Progressive, Recurrent or Fluctuating Limitations, a new report based on the Canadian Survey on Disability on December 3, 2019, International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The report challenges mainstream understandings of disability as stable and permanent by emphasizing how the lived experiences of people with disabilities illustrate complex dynamics of disability, including progressive, recurrent or fluctuating limitations.
DAWN Canada has recently shared a new report: "More Than A Footnote: A Research Report on Women and Girls with Disabilities in Canada."
This special issue aims to explore the place of feminism in the classroom, revealing pleasure and resistance, complaint and celebration. Welcoming contributions that address the strategies, obstacles, and opportunities of feminist pedagogy in a range of contexts.
The Live Work Well Research Centre and the Guelph and Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination have been awarded a one-year Partnership Engage Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The research project titled Storied Lives: shifting perspectives on poverty, will develop a collection of composite stories of those living in poverty in the Guelph-Wellington, Ontario region.
How can we scope multi-year community-university collaborations that draw on the university’s diverse resources and contribute to community resilience? Explore how a community-engaged scholarship (CES) framework can help us better understand and learn from community resilience.
Centre for Families, Work and Well-being Celebrates 20-year history, New Direction and New Name
At the 20th anniversary celebration of the University of Guelph, Centre for Families Work and Well-being held last night, it was announced that the Centre would be taking on a new name and a new strategic direction.
The Centre – which was first founded in 1998 and focuses on researching and promoting family and individual well-being, responsive workplaces and sustainable communities – will be renamed as the Live Work Well Research Centre.