Youth Criminal Justice in Canada Infographic Project

Summary: This project brought together student researchers from the Research Shop, Community Engaged Scholarship Institute, University of Guelph and community partners from Family Counselling and Support Services for Guelph-Wellington and the Canadian Families and Corrections Network. Together, they created two infographics—one for youth justice and one for adult justice—that use empirical evidence to highlight the […]

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Living SJ and CFICE: A Case Study on Improving Evaluative and Communicative Practices

Summary Living SJ is network of community leaders from business, three levels of government, non-profits and low income neighbourhoods committed to ending generational poverty in Saint John, New Brunswick. Using a collective impact approach, Living SJ works collaboratively with community stakeholders to achieve its goals. Living SJ worked closely with Community-First: Impacts of Community Engagement […]

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Mobilizing Hope / Mobiliser l’espoir

At the University of Victoria, the Research Partnerships and Knowledge Mobilization unit (RPKM) is a campus and community-wide portal to support the development of transformative research. We bring outstanding researchers together with community partners to co-create knowledge for action –knowledge that is mobilized to improve the social, cultural and economic well-being of communities throughout our […]

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Call for Submissions: AT-CURA Youth Strengths Conference, July 23-25, 2014

Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Metro Vancouver, BC, hosts SSHRC funded CURA project conference on July 23-25, 2014. Submissions due: February 28, 2014 What topics would be considered? Here are some examples of topics that would be appropriate for the conference: Youth resilience Community engagement for violence prevention Using youth strengths to help at-risk youth Gang-prevention […]

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Using Your WITS: KMb in Action at UVic / Le programme « WITS » : la Mobilisation des connaissances (MdC) en action à l’Université de Victoria

The Public Health Agency of Canada recently announced a $2.6 million grant supporting children’s mental health through a program designed by University of Victoria psychologist Dr. Bonnie Leadbeater, which teaches children conflict resolution strategies. L’Agence de la santé publique du Canada a récemment annoncé une subvention de 2,6 millions de dollars pour la santé mentale […]

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Mobilizing Minds Community Partnership Forum

What happens when community groups learn about young adult engagement and about research and knowledge mobilization? Mobilizing Minds: pathways to young adult mental health engaged community partners to bring community agencies and advocates into the Mobilizing Minds project and inform them about engaging youth in their own organizations. Young adults need a voice in mental […]

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Youth Engagement Using the Arts- KM in the PM

The YorkU KMb Unit will be hosting a KM of the PM event on Wednesday, December 8. The topic of the afternoon will focus on youth engagement using the arts, with brief presentations by researchers and community leaders, followed by ample time for questions, discussion, and networking. Confirmed Speakers: Sarah Flicker, Assistant Professor, Faculty of […]

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Youth Diabetes Sports Camp – Mobilizing Knowledge for Exercise and Diabetes

The fourth annual York University Youth Diabetes Sports Camp has come to an end. Yet there remains plenty to celebrate. York’s KMb Unit was proud to witness the successful conclusion to a unique knowledge mobilization initiative. Being there every step of the way during the two weeks of the Diabetes Sports Camp, we experienced a […]

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Week 2 of the Youth Diabetes Camp – Overall Youth Experience

By the end of the second week of the Youth Diabetes Sports Camp, the kids have made new friendships and greatly improved their skills in sports. York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit interviewed kids with diabetes about some of their impressions and experiences at camp. The children with Type 1 greatly appreciate the opportunities that they are […]

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Week One of Youth Diabetes Camp – Interview with Dr. Michael Riddell

The first week of the Youth Type 1 Diabetes Sports Camp, York’s Knowledge Mobilization Unit interviewed Prof. Michael Riddell, asking him about some of his reasons and motivations for starting this camp. We also began to learn more about what the camp is all about. Dr. Riddell was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of […]

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