Toronto Community Based Research Network

A social network for those interested and involved in CBR in and around Toronto

What is the Toronto CBR Network?

The Toronto Community-Based Research (CBR) Network brings together community practitioners, academics, funders and community members from across the GTA who are or have been involved in CBR projects.

The mission of the Toronto CBR Network is to increase and sustain the capacity of local health and social service organizations and academic partners in the GTA to conduct effective CBR leading to evidence-based action and policy change.

The Toronto CBR Network is a vehicle to facilitate networking, collaboration, learning and action.

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Shadow Economies: Economic Survival Strategies Of Toronto Immigrant Communities documents the realities of many immigrants who are stymied at the edge of the economic mainstream. The research conducted by the Toronto East Local Immigration Partnership and funded by the Wellesley Institute shows that many newcomers survive by participating in parallel economic activities, often facing exploitation in substandard work conditions, even in established businesses.

http://www.wellesleyinstitute.com/publication/shadow-economies/

Members

Toronto Community Based Research Network is a social network

 

Forum

Women's XChange

Started by Brenda Roche Nov 20, 2013.

Health Promoter Contract

Started by Brenda Roche Nov 20, 2013.

Rural Community Research

Started by Akinwale Ogundipe Mar 7, 2013.

 
 
 

Latest Activity

Profile IconAvantika Mathur, W Ruffett, Lana Majid and 1 more joined Toronto Community Based Research Network
Feb 12
Brenda Roche's event was featured

Scarcity: Why having too little means so much – Eldar Shafir at Muzzo Family Alumni Hall 100 - University of Toronto - St. George Campus

February 20, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Join United Way Toronto and the Wellesley Institute for a discussion with Eldar Shafir (Princeton University and a Senior Fellow of CIFAR, the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) as he presents the findings of his new book Scarcity: Why having too little means so much, co-authored with Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University).Scarcity looks into how not having enough – resources, time, money – negatively affects our ability to make healthy choices and decisions. This important new work…See More
Feb 12
Opal Sparks might attend Sarena Seifer's event

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Conference at Holiday Inn Merchandise Mart

April 30, 2014 to May 3, 2014
At a time when community-campus partnerships are gaining attention and increasingly recognized as vital to addressing and solving our most pressing health, social, environmental and economic challenges, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health's 13th international conference promises to be our best yet as hundreds of community members, faculty, staff, students, funders and policy makers from around the world convene for 4 days of skill-building, networking and agenda-setting!See More
Jan 21
Brenda Roche posted an event

Scarcity: Why having too little means so much – Eldar Shafir at Muzzo Family Alumni Hall 100 - University of Toronto - St. George Campus

February 20, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Join United Way Toronto and the Wellesley Institute for a discussion with Eldar Shafir (Princeton University and a Senior Fellow of CIFAR, the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) as he presents the findings of his new book Scarcity: Why having too little means so much, co-authored with Sendhil Mullainathan (Harvard University).Scarcity looks into how not having enough – resources, time, money – negatively affects our ability to make healthy choices and decisions. This important new work…See More
Jan 21

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