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posted by Brad Evoy in on Sep 25, 2014 - View profile


Getting on TRACX: Community Research in Action

A DisOrientation 2014 Event

- 5:00pm
Friday October 3 2014

Venue: O.I.S.E, rm 3311
Address: 252 Bloor Street West
Cost: FREE
Accessibility: YES

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Facilitator: Jaggi Singh from QPIRG Concordia & Mary Jean Hande from OPIRG-Toronto

What does community based research look like? What would it mean for academic institutions, faculty and students to take leadership from community groups, and facilitate education and research in the interest of social change? How can we ensure that community groups will truly benefit from this research? This workshop is intended to:

1. Help community organizations learn how to build the research capacity of their organizations; and

2. Help students learn the basics of community-based research, particularly how to take direction from and be accountable to community organizations.

Workshop participants will learn about the mechanics of creating research proposals and frameworks as well as how to build in ethical and accountability measures. Students, faculty and community members are all welcome to join this interactive workshop.

Organizer:OPIRG -

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Brad Evoy is a graduate student at the University of Toronto, blogger, writer, commentator, and sometimes firebrand. He has served as one of the Summer Membership and Admin. Coordinators for the Toronto Media Co-op and in the past has written for various other publications. Meanwhile, as an organizer, he's associated with the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG-Toronto) and Scientists for the Right to Know, along with past associations with various student organizations in two provinces.

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