A day-long program of workshops, information tables and performances exploring local and global issues of social justice.
Workshops are organized by community groups, activists and graduate students. Topics include:
- Workers’ Rights
- What the Fish?: An In-Depth Look Into Our Global Fish Crisis
- Activist-ing in Niagara
- Wages and Work – Niagara Poverty Reduction Network
- Humane Jobs: Linking Human & Animal Well-Being in Niagara
- Activism Through Silence
- Palestine/Israel: From Zionism to BDS: Challenging the Rhetoric; Dispelling the Myths
- Let’s Make Multinationals Work for Everybody
- Gender Sexuality and Disability Forum
- Cultural Sensitivity and Inclusion
- Applying Social Justice on Campus: A Panel Discussion
Free childcare is provided and lunch served at the Marilyn Walker School, downtown St. Catharines. Registration required.
This event is hosted by the MA in Social Justice and Equity Studies at Brock University.
Niagara Research and Planning Council (operating as Niagara Connects) is seeking new Board Members. Niagara Connects is a Niagara-wide network for collaboration, planning, learning, innovation and community action toward a stronger future for Niagara.
Mission: “Generating knowledge that drives community action”.
- Community strengths, research, and evidence are linked in order to plan for a stronger Niagara
- Different interests are engaged to work together mobilizing for change; and
- Research and activities are guided by communities.
Applicants should be prepared to:
- Actively engage in supporting Niagara Connects’ mission and mandate within the community of Niagara
- Have some flexibility to attend Board and committee meetings during business hours
- Attend regularly-scheduled meetings of the Board
- Work diligently to complete Board-related activities and projects
- Participate on committees of the Board as appropriate
Click here for more information about Niagara Connects, application guidelines, and submission instructions.