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Thu, Feb 02

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CBRCanada Webinar: Moving the Dial On: Health Equity Advocacy

Join CBRCanada in a webinar & live discussion about "Moving the Dial" on health equity advocacy through community mobilization & solidarity. This is part one of a six-part e-Learning series highlighting highlight action-oriented community-based research.

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CBRCanada Webinar: Moving the Dial On: Health Equity Advocacy
CBRCanada Webinar: Moving the Dial On: Health Equity Advocacy

Time & Location

Feb 02, 2023, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST

Online Event

About the Event

Community-Based Research Canada presents “Moving the Dial”: our Winter & Spring 2023 E-Learning series. This series will highlight action-oriented community-based research that is ‘moving the dial’ on today’s pressing societal challenges. An important hallmark of community-based research, taking an action-orientated and impactful approach, means research partnerships mobilizing knowledge and mobilizing communities towards positive societal change. The research projects highlighted within this series demonstrate impact of community-based research. We will hear about research partnerships that facilitated actions improving societal conditions, including changes in policies, systems, organizations, and communities where everyone is supported and belongs.

Webinar

This event titled "Moving the Dial On: Health Equity Advocacy" is presented by Dr. Ameil Joseph. This presentation will share outcomes and impacts of community advocacy work to establish the Restoration House clinic in Hamilton, to prioritize hard to reach Black, other racialized, and disabled population who were disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 infection. Specifically, the work to challenge systemic inequities through community solidarity building and mobilization, will be discussed to offer insights on future transformative potentials and possibilities for community-engagement.

Live Discussion

Following the presentation, CBRCanada will facilitate a live discussion to explore implications for practice. Breakout groups will be facilitated by webinar presenters. The event will conclude with a large group report-back dialogue. The live discussion will not be recorded. CBRCanada will share a summary of key discussion themes following the event.

Presenters

Dr. Ameil J. Joseph, MSW, RSW, Ph.D. (He/Him) Associate Professor, School of Social Work, McMaster University; Holder, Faculty of Social Sciences Professorship in Equity, Identity and Transformation; Academic Director, Community Engaged Research and Relationships, Office of Community Engagement

This event will take place in Zoom meeting format. A zoom link* will be sent out by email prior to the event via eventbrite. If you do not receive the link, access will also be available on the eventbrite platform. Use the email you registered with to login. For questions, please email amanda@communitybasedresearch.ca in advance of the event.

*This event is intended for CBRCanada members only. If you are employed, studying, or affiliated with any CBRCanada member institution/organization, you are already considered a member. If you are unsure if your institution is covered, learn more here. Individuals whose institution is not on this list are welcome to register as an an individual member. We value community participation and have a free membership option for registered community mobilizers.

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