Tackling inequity through a photovoice project on the social determinants of health

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The Wellesley Institue’s Dr. Nasim Haque has just released a paper with Global Health Promotion on the St. James Town Photovoice project. Read the abstract below. The St. James Town initiative is the largest ongoing project currently at the Wellesley Institute. It focuses on the …

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Canada’s Colour Coded Labour Market Overview Flip Sheet

Canada’s Colour Coded Labour Market draws on 2006 Census data to compare work and income trends among racialized and non-racialized Canadians. It’s among the more comprehensive post-Census studies on this issue to date. This joint report from the Wellesley Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy …

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Canada’s Colour Coded Labour Market: The Gap For Racialized Workers

Canada’s Colour Coded Labour Market draws on 2006 Census data to compare work and income trends among racialized and non-racialized Canadians. It’s among the more comprehensive post-Census studies on this issue to date. This joint report from the Wellesley Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy …

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Canada’s Colour Coded Labour Market Health Implications Flip Sheet

Canada’s Colour Coded Labour Market draws on 2006 Census data to compare work and income trends among racialized and non-racialized Canadians. It’s among the more comprehensive post-Census studies on this issue to date. This joint report from the Wellesley Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy …

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Innovations In Financing Affordable Homes: Presentation To UofT/OISE Social Economy Forum

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There’s no such thing as a ‘no money miracle’ when it comes to affordable housing. Project developers need money for development (or acquisition of existing homes), and also money for daily operations, and a third bag of money as a reserve for future issues (like …

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International Housing/Homelessness Summit In Washington: Wellesley Institute Presentations

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The Wellesley Institute’s Michael Shapcott was among two dozen housing / homelessness thought and practice leaders who gathered in Washington, DC, last week for an international summit. In addition to supplying a brief overview of Canada’s ‘non-system’ of homeless and housing programs at the national …

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Canada’s colour code keeps workers out of good jobs

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On the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination a new report by the Wellesley Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives reveals that despite an increasingly diverse population, Canada’s racialized income gap shows a colour code is still at work in Canada’s …

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Organizing For Action In A Complex, Dynamic World: Presentation Notes

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In a complex and dynamic world, how do you organize compelling ideas into pragmatic action for change? The Wellesley Institute’s Michael Shapcott spoke to a graduate seminar at the University of Toronto on ‘wicked’ policy problems and models for effective strategies. Click here for his …

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