Addressing the challenges of food insecurity

Illustration by Celina Koops of a series of pipes labelled "income" feed money into three bowls. The bowls are labelled "rent," "bills," and "food." While "rent" and "bills" are full of coins, there is no money left to fill the "food" bowl.

In acknowledgment of the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste Reduction, CHASI Lead Researcher Larissa Kowalski shares her insight into the field of food insecurity, a significant issue in the Fraser Valley and for university students. COVID-19 has led to severe and widespread increases in global food insecurity (World Bank, 2021; Statistics … Read more

CHASI Further Reading: Holiday Gift Guide

Banner reading "holiday gift guide" and showing the covers of many of the books included in the article.

In the spirit of our CHASI values, members of the Hub have compiled a list of what we’re reading as a helping hand to buy for that social justice-minded, activist-academic in your life for this holiday season. Larissa Kowalski Psychopolitics: Neoliberalism and New Technologies of Power by Byung-Chul Han. Written by Korean-born cultural theorist, Byung-Chul … 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