areas of engagement



community health and well-being

  •        Access to health care and health promotion
  •        Patients' experiences and health care systems
  •        Community gardening and food security, food apartheid
  •        Environmental education, stewardship and the commons
  •        Impacts of fracking and extractive industries on health
  •        Housing and urban economic change
  •        Trauma and violence
  •        Reproductive and sexual health education
  •        Wellness, community and civic participation
  •        Community-based movements for justice, reconciliation and rights

arts and humanities

  •         Arts and social change
  •         Literacy, storytelling and community history
  •        Civic participation and community engagement
  •        Intercultural exchange and dialogue
  •        Socially engaged art platforms
  •        Museums and exhibition practices; visitor experience
  •        Arts education; youth experiences with arts and humanities



human rights

  •        Race, class, gender and sexual equity
  •        Ethnic, cultural and Indigenous rights
  •        Immigrant and refugee rights
  •        Girls' education, leadership and access to resources
  •        Gender-based and intimate partner violence
  •        Health disparities and access to health care
  •        Sex work and informal economies
  •        Reproductive justice
  •        Harm reduction