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Orange Shirt Day resources

This Orange Shirt Day, CHASI asked Shirley Hardman, UFV’s Senior Advisor of Indigenous Affairs to recommend resources about the annual event, and specifically those useful in taking action toward truth and reconciliation: Phyllis Webstad’s orangeshirtday.org contains a lot of information about the annual day of recognition of residential school system harm, including Phyllis’ story and … Read more

CHASI Faculty Associates

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The Community Health and Social Innovation (CHASI) Hub is privileged to work with the following UFV faculty members Dr. Satwinder Kaur Bains Dr. Sarah Beaulieu Dr. Shelley Canning Dr. Keith Thor Carlson Dr. Michael Corman Dr. Cherie Enns Dr. Luisa Giles Dr. Geetanjali Gill Dr. Sharon Gillies Dr. Lesley Jessiman Dr. Karun Karki Dr. Kathy … Read more

CHASI COVID-19 Workspace Safety Plan

After reviewing the operational activities in the Community Health and Social Innovation Hub’s workspace, CHASI has developed a COVID-19 Workspace Safety Plan to ensure effective controls are in place to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. The following document introduces CHASI’s operations, provides the regulatory context of the safety plan, a risk assessment, and the means … Read more

CHASI Further Reading: Race and racial justice

The following list is a compilation of resources from CHASI team members that were influential in their ongoing education about race and racial justice. Please comment below with other resources to add to this list. Sherry (RuoYu) Xiao Sandy & Nora, Episode 117 – White Supremacy and racial frauds I found this podcast very good … Read more

CHASI Hub Partnerships

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Partnerships The Hub has developed multiple formal and informal collaborative relationships with communities, government, and industry. These partnerships are captured in MOUs, participation as advisory committee members, collaborators, and knowledge transfer/integration partners. The primary focus of these relationships and the work of the Hub is to support research, support the development, implementation and evaluation of … Read more

A Message from the Director, Community Health and Social Innovation Hub

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Our team at the Hub is incredibly excited to be engaged with our partners in what we consider critical work as our communities grapple with the meaning of and access to individual and collective well-being. As an educator, the social, political, and economic challenges and possibilities of this enterprise during such unsettling and difficult times … Read more