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Research in action: Knowledge mobilization in the immigrant and refugee-serving sector

February 16, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

About the Event:

Making research accessible for people without a research background is crucial for front-line workers. How can we maximize the impacts of research in the GTA’s immigrant and refugee-serving sector?

This virtual event will focus on community-based approaches to mobilizing research and applying it to practice. Panellists will discuss perspectives on building research relationships and present findings of recent studies.

Interested in learning more about migrant resilience, community organizing, peer champions, and why data entry is key to front-line work?

Panellists include:

  • Fatima Filippi, Executive Director of Rexdale Women’s Centre
  • Nira Elgueta, Project Coordinator for the Gender-Based Violence Building Leadership Capacity Project at the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants.
  • Rupaleem Bhuyan, Associate Professor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto
  • བསྟན་འཛིན་འཆི་མེད་ Tenzin Chime, Undergraduate Student Researcher, University of Toronto

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For more information go to Community Knowledge Program | Wellesley Institute


February 16, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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