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Community Dialogues – Linking Systemic Inequality to Social Work Practice

March 21, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

An initiative of the FIFSW Social Justice and Diversity specialization. Please join us for dialogue and light refreshments.

March 21, 2016
Noon to 1:00 pm
FIFSW 3rd Floor Lounge, Room 320
246 Bloor Street West

(Near the St. George TTC station)


This year’s forum will address the following topics:

  • Intersections between Immigration and Disability in Canada
  • Intervention: Reducing the Harms of Drug Policies
  • Criminalized Bodies
  • Pathways to Prison
  • Housing First, Politics Second, Bureaucracy Third
  • De-Streaming in Ontario Schools
  • How State Policies Impact Displaced Peoples


In this fourth annual “Community Dialogues –Linking Systemic Inequality to Social Work Practice”, seven interrelated presentations will illustrate how social policies produce different forms of inequality that impact social work practice.

The forum uses a modified “World Cafe” model that invites attendees to join the discussion, share their knowledge and to identify strategies for policy advocacy at local, national and global levels.

For more information contact Professor Rupaleem Bhuyan, r.bhuyan@utoronto.ca


March 21, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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