IHDCYH supports six award recipients for the Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative: 2021-22 Competition
We are pleased to announce that IHDCYH is supporting the following six Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative projects:
- Andrea Emberly (York University) - Singing our stories: Networking community musical practices with refugee and newcomer children and young people
- Sally Lindsay (University of Toronto) - Discrimination, ableism and racism hurt but inclusion can heal: Listening to the intersectional lived experiences of youth with disabilities and co-creating solutions
- Lourdes Rodriguez del Barrio (Université de Montréal) - Alliance de recherche et d'action Alternatives inclusives en Santé mentale
- Lee Schaefer (University of Saskatchewan) - Mitho Miskawawin: Moving well together to enhance Indigenous girls' sport and physical activity opportunities
- Sana Shahram (The University of British Columbia) - A Perinatal Collaborative Community Laboratory on Substance Use and Harm Reduction: The Mothering Co/Lab
- Zoua Vang (McGill University) - Anti-Indigenous racism and cultural safety in maternal and child healthcare for Inuit: Perspectives from Arviat, Nunavut
The main goal of the Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative is to fund community-based and community-led research partnerships with postsecondary institutions that are grounded in the lived experience of underrepresented and/or marginalized groups and that analyze the causes and persistence of systemic racism and discrimination. It is expected that the three-year partnership grants offered under this initiative will serve as hubs for challenge-oriented, community-led and community-based intersectional research and knowledge mobilization activities that incubate new research partnerships.
Congratulations to the teams funded in this initiative! IHDCYH is looking forward to sharing your work as these projects progress!
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