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Registration is now open! LISPOP’s 2023 Forum on Public Opinion and Housing Policy

On October 20th, 2023, LISPOP (Laurier Institute for the Study of Public Opinion and Policy) will be holding their annual Forum on Public Opinion and Housing Policy. It will take place from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm at Wilfrid Laurier’s Waterloo Campus, and is a completely free event! This is an opportunity to hear the opinions of policymakers, academics, and community members on meaningful policy action toward housing.

Connecting to Community: My Live Work Well Co-Op Experience

Written by Moira Forster

As a third-year undergraduate majoring in Psychology, I sought out co-op positions for Summer 2023 that would immerse me in research-intensive environments. I was thrilled when I received an offer to join the Live Work Well Research Centre (LWWRC) as their Communications Co-Op student. My primary role was to assist in planning the Reimagining Livelihoods Forum, an event rooted in the Centre's partnership focused on disabilities and livelihoods. 

Call for Papers: Conversations with/across the Global South: Towards Decolonial Disability Futurities

The Review of Disability Studies (RDS) is currently looking for papers of approximately 6000 words in length for a themed Special Issue: Conversations with/across the Global South: Towards Decolonial Disability Futurities, with guest editors Drs. Xuan Thuy Nguyen, Carleton University;, Katie Aubrecht, St. Francis Xavier University;, and Shilpaa Anand, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. The deadline for submission has been extended to August 31st, 2023. 

Reimagining Livelihoods Forum: Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for the hybrid Reimagining Livelihoods Forum, August 23-24, 2023. Attending this event will provide you with an opportunity to share, discuss, and engage with diverse perspectives, experiences, and knowledges about livelihoods. Livelihoods describe the means to secure the necessities of life. We are living in a time of change and uncertainty, which presents an opportunity to reimagine what “livelihoods” are made of, and collaboratively identify the supports, structures, and systems we need to live and work well. 

News that Nourishes Summer 2023 Edition

We published our Summer 2023 newsletter! Check it out by clicking here!

The Live Work Well Research Centre is excited to share the projects our team have been working on, news, upcoming events and more with you through our newsletters.

We publish and distribute our newsletter four times each year, with collaboration and input from diverse families, organizations, and communities.

Activist, Academic… and Target?

(The blog 'A Bisexual Woman in Sheep's Clothing: Popping Bubbles, Broadening Horizons' has been removed at the author's request)

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