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Liz Jackson is the director of the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute at the University of Guelph. Liz has also previously worked as the Research Collection Coordinator at the Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice Project and the Community Engagement Officer at the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation. Currently, Liz is the board chair of Art Not Shame, a community-engaged, multidisciplinary arts organization serving youth and adults. Human rights and the politics and implications of artistic representation are some of the themes which Liz is involved in. Resources: Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI): https://www.uoguelph.ca/research/discover-our-research/centres-institutes-groups/community-engaged-scholarship-institute-cesi Critical Community-Engaged Scholarship (Critical CES): Cynthia Gordon de Cruz: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/316638765_Critical_Community-Engaged_Scholarship_Communities_and_Universities_Striving_for_Racial_Justice CESI's Community Engaged Teaching and Learning (CETL) Program: https://www.cesinstitute.ca/about-cetl CESI's Research Shop: https://www.cesinstitute.ca/about-research-shop Europe's Science Shop Model: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/261948200_Science_shops CESI's Guelph Lab: https://www.cesinstitute.ca/about-guelph-lab Art not Shame: https://artnotshame.org/who-we-are
Date created: 2022-05-10
Disclaimer: All testimonies are the experiences and beliefs of the individuals interviewed.
Date created: 2015-03-26
Tammara originally hails from West Java, Indonesia. She holds a PhD in Planning (2018) from the University of Toronto and is the Research Director and Co-Founder of the Food Systems Lab. She is an Assistant Professor at the School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University where she conducts research on issues pertaining to food system planning, community-based food research, youth and food literacy, social innovation and waste management and the circular economy. Prior to SFU, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Toronto, and the Food Equity Coordinator at New College (University of Toronto). Soma is actively involved in food justice work. She was one of the founding members of the Toronto Youth Food Policy Council, and has worked with FoodShare Toronto, and Sustain Ontario.Soma's research projects are funded by the SSHRC New Frontiers, SSHRC Trans-Atlantic Platform, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Partnership Engagement Grant, and Weston Foundation Seeding Food Innovation Grant. She co-led a tri-country team (U.S, Mexico and Canada) on a Commission for Environmental Cooperation project to develop the Food Matters: Action Kit for youth engagement in food loss and food waste reduction. She is also co-editor of the Routledge Handbook of Food Waste. Soma was selected and served as a committee member of the US National Academies of Science "A Systems Approach to Reducing Consumer Food Waste" and contributed to the publication of the consensus study A National Strategy to Reduce Food Waste at the Consumer Level. She is a board member of the Canadian Association of Food Studies. Tammara is currently a Researcher-in-Residence with SFU's Community-Engaged Research Initiative (CERi).
Date created: 2021-06-22
Lama Mugabo is a Community Planner with twenty years of progressive leadership experience. In 2005, Mugabo co-founded BBR – Building Bridges with Rwanda, a non-profit organization designed to create a platform for collaboration between international volunteers and Rwandan people who are working to rebuild their society. At Hogan's Alley Society, Lama coordinates community engagement activities that offer opportunity for members of Diaspora, to build community locally and globally.Resources:— Hogan's Alley Society: www.hogansalleysociety.org/— Building Bridges with Rwanda: www.bbrwanda.org/— Carnegie Community Action Project: www.carnegieaction.org/— Raise the Rates: www.facebook.com/RaiseTheRatesBc/— SFU Institute of Diaspora Research & Engagement: www.sfu.ca/diaspora-institute.html— Remember Rwanda 25 Legacy Project: give.sfu.ca/ways-to-give/fund/rr25-legacy-project
Date created: 2021-11-02