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Books for Thought 

Summer is here. Don’t you love all the green all around us? When was the last time you read a good book? As the COVID-19 outbreak continues and we are not able to travel, we can delve into books to be transported in another time and space. A good book can provide insight, comfort, or an escape from daily challenges. While many of us are also staying home more, reading can offer great entertainment as well.

Signs Special Issue, “Complexities of Care and Caring” Call for Papers

The Signs Journal is calling for transdisciplinary and transnational essays that address substantive feminist questions, debates, and controversies. 

This special issue invites reassessments across disciplines, broadly questioning and complicating feminist histories, debates, and politics of care and caring. Submissions exploring cultural work on representations of care and caring from the arts, media and popular culture, or literature or literary studies are also welcome.

The deadline for submissions is December 15, 2021.

Black Lives Matter: A Reading, Watching, Listening List Part 2

We have a responsibility to educate ourselves to the realities, obstacles and resistance of Black communities and other marginalized communities.  To help create a new “normal” in which we no longer participate in, and benefit from, the oppression of Black people, it requires us to engage in a process of self-examination, education, and unlearning. This reading, watching and listening list provides many resources to help educate people about the history of racism, how it still persists today, and gives insights to the experiences of many people who experience racism and discrimination.

Engaging with the Black Lives Matter Movement

Minority groups, such as African Americans, Latin Americans, and Indigenous people, have experienced disproportionate rates of incarceration, police brutality, discrimination and more. The Black Lives Matter movement speaks out against the police brutality and systemic racism that leads to the victimization, harm, and often death against Black people all over the world, as seen with George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor currently.

News that Nourishes Spring 2020 Edition

We published our spring newsletter! Check it out by clicking here!

The Live Work Well Research Centre is focused around anticipating and responding to the changing needs of families, livelihoods, and living environments through research, teaching, and knowledge sharing. We are excited to share our work, news, student opportunities and upcoming events with you through our newsletters.

Poverty and Housing from the Margins: Communities Respond to COVID-19 Webinar

Webinar presented by the Live Work Well Research Centre. Join us Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)!

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. 

Live Work Well Poster for More Promise than Practice Webinar. The expert panel will identify tools and practices to include those often ignored in impact assessments including Indigenous women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ2S+ folks. June 17, 2020,

More Promise than Practice: GBA+, Intersectionality and Impact Assessment Webinar

Webinar presented by the Live Work Well Research Centre. Join us Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM!

More Promise than Practice: Gender-Based Analysis+ Intersectionality and Impact Assessment extends our knowledge about promising practices in intersectional impact assessments by turning to international literature and examples. We are interested in how to better understand and respond to the experiences of Indigenous women and Two-Spirit persons, youth, and people with disabilities in resource development and extraction contexts.

The Engendering Disability-Inclusive Development Partnership

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.

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