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Success stories from Aboriginal road to health community tour

When Darrin Snell of Surrey finishes the hearts@work counselling station, the final stage of his heart health assessment, he shakes his head in amazement and describes himself as “absolutely motivated to change”.

Media release - new evidence about yoga for chronic pain

Research now shows that yoga is linked to physical brain changes.

Interview talking points

for CIRPD conference regional representatives

WorldChanging Canada: Blogging Under Water

From the best-of anniversary retrospective.
A story from Sri Lanka.

Media release - new evidence about psychologically healthy workplaces

Conference on violence and bullying in the workplace. According to a very recent survey, 27 percent of people have suffered abusive conduct at work

Media release - the best ways to support a loved one who has chronic pain

What studies show about supporting a spouse, an elderly parent or a child

Success Story: Paul Sutton | Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice

Paul Sutton is a leading lobbyist and advocate who has a strong track record in bringing people together to increase access to HIV and hepatitis C treatment. He’s a graduate of the program that also brings important voices together – the interdisciplinary Critical Studies in Sexuality (CSIS) Program.

Media release (video contest)

New research shows that whiplash injuries can be reduced by 35%

Success Story: Sara Malkin | Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice

GRSJ alumna Sara Malkin credits the program with giving her a critical foundation for her work as an Associate Lawyer. She is still in contact with a number of graduates from the Institute, and the graduates have gone on to fascinating, challenging careers for which GRSJ helped to prepare them.

Reel Causes media release

Pro bono publicity campaign for Reel Causes.
An evening of art, film and dialogue about youth homelessness

Success Story: Jen Sung | Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality andSocial Justice

A public speaker and program coordinator of the Out in Schools program, the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (GRSJ) graduate Jen Sung leads a team into high schools throughout British Columbia, using film to open dialogue about LGBTQ (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer) issues and other forms of discrimination.

Gord Rose MEC profile

Gord Rose worked at Mountain Equipment Co-op as their lead equipment designer - a job he said he'd do even if he wasn't paid.

Reel Causes communications plan

Produced pro bono. The aim of the communication initiative is to increase attendance at RC screenings, by increasing awareness of the organization and its events, and to increase RC memberships

PR 24-7: Public Relations, Social Media and Job Satisfaction

Hired by Simon Fraser University's Public Relations program to research and produce publication

Success Story: Lau Mehes | Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice

Profile of University of British Columbia GRSJ graduate Lau Mehes.
“How hasn’t it been useful? GRSJ kind of helped me understand how I wanted to live in the world, how I wanted to be as a human.”