Roundtable to explore Brock-community partnerships

Brock’s Social Justice Research Institute (SJRI) is hosting a community research roundtable to discuss building partnerships between the University and the community.

The event is set to take place Thursday, May 11 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Plaza 600F.

Panelists will include Glen Walker, Chair of the Niagara Poverty Reduction Network, and Executive Director of Positive Living Niagara; Marc Todd, Manager of Social Assistance and Employment Opportunities for Niagara Region; and Natalie Chaumont, Program Manager, Niagara Prosperity Initiative with the United Way of Niagara Falls and Greater Fort Erie.

Brock University President Tom Traves will also be in attendance to participate as a discussant.

Niagara community members will share their research priorities and perspectives while also reflecting on how partnerships can be built to address urgent issues in a number of areas, such as poverty reduction.

The event is open to the Brock research community.

Anyone interested in attending is asked to RSVP to by Friday, May 5.

More information about the event and the participating panelists is available on the SJRI website.


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