Equity & Inclusion
By Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion
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The Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion (CRHESI) is an interdisciplinary, collaborative initiative led jointly by the Faculty of Health Sciences at Western University and the London InterCommunity Health Centre: an unprecedented community-university partnership to impact health outcomes in London, Ontario and the surrounding area.
||CleanCRHESI Update & Reception 2017||On Thursday, November 2, 2017, the Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion hosted a special update and overview of past, current, and upcoming activities. This stakeholder, leadership, and community event that provided a broad overview||11/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWho benefits the most by the way society is organized?||On Monday, September 18, James Shelley hosted a panel discussion with Helene Berman, Melanie Katsivo , and Warren Steele (see bios) on the topic of structural violence. The event was titled, Race, Gender, Class? Who is society designed to serve?||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Critique of Multiculturalism||On Monday, September 11, a panel of community members gathered at London Public Library to discuss the dark side of the lived experience of multiculturalism. This podcast episode features Raghad El Niwairi, Marie Fiedler, Leroy Hibbert, Jasmine Jasani,||9/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCould an anti-immigration movement gain political traction in Canada?||This is a speculative discussion considering the future of the immigrant experience in Canada. What would it take for nation known for its diversity to change its inclusionary policies? Panelists Anton Allahar (Professor of Sociology at Western Universi||7/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Heuristic of Hate: Dissecting Islamophobia||In this podcast episode, Rifat Hussain and Tristan Johnson reflect on the history of Islamophobia and the impact that it has on the lives of Muslims today. Rifat Hussain is the manager of Orientation Services for Newcomers at the Cross... Read more||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSeeing the Present in the Past: Immigration in North America||Our contemporary policies and attitudes about immigration in North America did not materialize in a vacuum. They have long histories, which shape and hue many of the perspectives we inherit today. In this conversation, we explore the ‘backstory̵||6/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHIV is Not a Crime||HIV is a disease that we have turned into a crime, argues Ryan Peck. The Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion, Community Legal Services at Western Law, and HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario hosted this lunchtime... Read more||5/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHuman Rights in Education||If a student cannot be denied the right to participate in a classroom on the basis of their gender, race, or culture, Jacqueline argues that our approach to segregating students with disabilities is a violation of their basic human rights.... Read more||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre We Actually Moving the Needle on Poverty?||A community conversation: As tax payers and charity givers, we spend millions of dollars to address poverty… but does it all really make make much of a difference? And how do we measure the impact? Abe Oudshoorn is currently Assistant... Read more||4/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrauma-Informed Thinking for Everyone||…the most common health problems, and the hardest to treat, lie at the blurry line between body and mind, where emotional scars from troubled pasts may surface as physical illness, pain and depression. (Hospital heals scars of war, inside and... Read||4/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|