Past Events

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Community Engagement in Covid-19: A Practitioner-Led Panel


Thursday April 29, 2021
3:00-4:30 EST

Learn how community-engaged practitioners working across the fields of participatory research, participatory visual methods, community arts, and community facilitation have adapted their participatory work and facilitation to online and remote contexts, and the unique ethical and pedagogical opportunities and tensions that arise. There will also be opportunities to network with others.

This event is open to students, community-engaged practitioners, community artists, participatory researchers, and anyone interested in the field. Register by eventbrite to receive a Zoom link to join the webinar. 

 

Panelists:

  • Dr. Ananya Banerjee, Assistant Professor, School of Population & Global Health, McGill University

  • Khari McClelland, Creative Facilitator and Musician

  • Jessica Bleuer, Theatre of the Oppressed Facilitator, Registered Drama Therapist and Lecturer, Concordia University

  • Dr. Lori Chambers, Community health researcher and post-doctoral fellow,  Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto.

  • Adam Barrett, Program Coordinator at East End Arts, and playwright, performer, producer, and projection designer

  • Moderated by: Dr Sarah Switzer, Popular Educator, Participatory Researcher and Post-doctoral fellow, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

To see the recording of the panel, see our video resources page.

 

This event is co-sponsored by the Youth Research Lab at OISE, Neighbourhood Arts Network, the Centre for Community Partnerships, Gendering Adolescent AIDS Prevention at New College, and a group of community-engaged practitioners working across community and academic fields. The event is funded by the New College Initiatives Fund (NCIF) at New College, University of Toronto.

Community Engagement in COVID-19:

Community of Practice and Resource Launch 

Thursday May 20th 

3:00-5:00 EST  

 

Join community-engaged practitioners in dialogue about the opportunities and tensions of adapting participatory, community-engaged approaches to online/remote settings. This event will involve opportunity for networking and informal discussion. Students, community-engaged practitioners, (community artists, community facilitators, participatory researchers) and those interested in the field are invited to join. Let’s learn from each other!

 

We will also launch some illustrated web resources that help us think through remote/online facilitation with communities, as part of our Community-Engagement in COVID-19 research study.

 

The event will be moderated by Dr. Sarah Switzer.  Illustrations created by Andrea Vela Alarcón (@its.allegra).

 

For registration questions, or to let us know about accessibility needs, please contact naima.raza@mail.utoronto.ca. For questions about the project, please contact sarah.switzer@utoronto.ca

 

This event is part of a larger study co-sponsored by the Youth Research Lab at OISE (@YouthResearchL), Gendering Adolescent AIDS Prevention at New College, Neighbourhood Arts Network, the Centre for Community Partnerships, and a group of community-engaged practitioners working across community and academic fields. The event is funded by the New College Initiatives Fund  (NCIF) at New College, University of Toronto.