Virtual Social Action Fair by STU Social Work Students

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Virtual Social Action Fair by STU Social Work Students

Hosted by Tracy Glynn
Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
By Zoom
St. Thomas University faculty, staff, students and the wider community are invited to be part of this year’s Virtual Social Action Fair that celebrates social work student engagement on 14 social issues.

When: Thursday, June 25

1:00pm – 1:30pm – Virtual reception of social action projects. Participants can view a slideshow of this year’s social action projects.

1:30pm – Opening remarks / Students share their social action projects

Join online:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82700144022?pwd=TTUzb2tFd0EwMEhuZFhLSk50VGh4UT09

Join by phone: +1 647 558 0588 or +1 778 907 2071

Meeting ID: 827 0014 4022
Password: 328811

This year’s fair will feature students championing the following social actions –

#UNIGNORABLE issues and the impact of COVID-19 with United Way Central NB

Enhancing accessibility during COVID-19 with Abilities NB

Love Shouldn’t Hurt with Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research and the New Brunswick Department of Public Safety

An inclusive Canada for persons with disabilities with Fredericton MP Jenica Atwin’s office

A guaranteed liveable income with the New Brunswick Green Party Caucus

Hidden faces of poverty: A qualitative study exploring the barriers to accessing affordable housing in Fredericton, New Brunswick with David Coon’s Constituency Office

Youth engagement and youth voice in government with David Coon’s Constituency Office

Safe injection sites with the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers

Transportation for older adults with the Downtown Community Health Centre

Making social work a library service with the Fredericton Public Library

Launching NB Voices initiative with a focus on mental resiliency during COVID-19 with the Greater Fredericton Social Innovation

Addressing social isolation among older adults and the Caring Calendar with Greater Fredericton Social Innovation

Combatting ageism and promoting the human rights of older adults with the Office of the Child, Youth and Seniors’ Advocate

Youth resiliency with the New Brunswick Department of Social Development

For more information, email Bob Eckstein at beckstein@stu.ca or Tracy Glynn at tglynn@stu.ca.

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