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Reem Girgrah, a MSW student, helping sexual assault victims in Yukon

We are proud to highlight this great article about the important work of Reem Girgrah, one of our awesome MSW students. Yukon News shared Reem is a longtime advocate for women and people who have experienced sexual violence. She was hired as a victim support coordinator for the Yukon government’s evolving sexualized assault response team (SART) last year. Her goal is to create a sustainable structure that has adequate supports for victims of sexual assault, and that gives victims control over what they think is best for them.

Events on Feb 26-27: Celebrating Black History Month with Guest Scholar Dr. OmiSoore Dryden

We are thrilled to be celebrating Black History Month with Guest Scholar Dr. OmiSoore Dryden, Associate Professor of the Dalhousie University. Public Lecture - Health Equity: Do Black Lives Matter? - Wed, Feb 26th, 3pm at CLE A307; Decolonial Solidarity Relations Panel - Thu, Feb 27th, 4pm at CLE C110; Chair Chat - Thu, Feb 27th, 12-2pm at CLE B017.

Social Work project to shed light on Canada’s untold Métis story

We are excited to announce that Dr. Jeannine Carriere will lead a Social Work project to shed light on Canada’s untold Métis story. Multi-faceted project to serve as a learning tool advancing reconciliation, celebrating resilience. Lii Michif Niyannan meaning We Are Métis is the title of an upcoming documentary film and Social Work curricula development project funded in part by the Canadian Heritage Anti-Racism Action Project.

Presentation by Dr. Dannielle Davis on November 22nd

Presentation “Resistance, Renewal, and Renaissance: Research from the Center of Black Education” by Dr. Dannielle Davis will be held at 3pm on Friday, November 22nd, 2019 at HSD A240. Everyone is welcome! Presentation “Incorporating Anti-Racism & Decolonization into Research” will be held at 3pm on Monday, November 25th at First Peoples House Ceremonial Hall.