Social Innovation Forum - "City Limits: Addressing Social Injustice through Community-Based Research"

Event Date: 
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
This panel discussion, featuring a group of diverse local, national and international researchers, will address “City Limits”––a discussion on barriers to inclusion and causes of discrimination in urban environments ––and the way that community-based research can support understandings and potential solutions.  Community organizations will be invited to have booths during the symposium portion of the evening where they can highlight their work towards greater social justice in Thunder Bay.
City Limits: Addressing Social Injustice through Community-Based Research
Date: March 5th, 2018, 6:00-9:00 pm
Location:  Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
6:00 – 7:00 pm Symposium (Cash Bar and Hors D’Oeuvres @ Auditorium First Level)
7:00 - 9:00 pm City Limits Research Panel (Auditorium Mezzanine)
Facilitator: Dr. Pauline Sameshima, Canada Research Chair in Arts Integrated Research Studies
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About the Social Innovation Forum
The Social Innovation Forum  at Lakehead University will open Lakehead University's 2018 Research and Innovation Week, “Connections.” The Forum is designed to showcase innovative approaches to community-university partnerships and the impact such connections can have on social justice and innovation.  The day's events will create a dialogue that will address how Lakehead University's research capacity can be utilized to inform and address challenges confronting community organizations and our city.  This public event is expected to draw local organizations and researchers, as well as leading research experts who are passionate about the power of community-university partnerships as a vehicle for societal change.