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Sheila Sammon is McMaster University's Director of Community Engagement

In recognition of her longstanding commitment and skill at fostering genuinely reciprocal relations among University and community-based partners, Sheila Sammon was appointed to this new University position.

Jun 23, 2016

Director of the School and facilitating equity-related change at the University

Chris Sinding becomes Director of the School, and Jane Aronson facilitates equity-related change at the University

Jun 23, 2016

Community-building initiatives led by Social Work graduate students, with funding from the School of Graduate Studies

Making McMaster Mad(ness) Positive: Learning and Doing Peer Support and Mad Studies and the Elephant in the Room: Racism and Anti-Racism in Hamilton in the 21st Century – the struggles and successes.

Jun 23, 2016

Change initiatives at the University led by Social Work faculty, with funding from Forward with Integrity

Building Indigenous-Settler Alliances in Social Work Education and Community Engaged Research Ethics: A set of guidelines for research and practice.

Jun 23, 2016

Speaking Out...

About threats to our knowledge about key social issues: Stephanie Baker Collins wrote for the Spectator about policy changes that are constraining our national capacity to collect information and track trends in income and income distributions over time, employment patterns, and patterns in children’s wellbeing as it relates to their social environments.

Jun 23, 2016

Accessibility and Disability Inclusion

In recent months faculty and staff at the School have been creating a plan for - and taking actions towards - greater accessibility and disability inclusion at the McMaster School of Social Work. The plans and actions are in keeping with the School’s philosophy, and reflect an ongoing commitment to learning about and enhancing accessibility and disability inclusion at the School and in the broader community.

Mar 15, 2016

Scholar in Community

Mirna Carranza is the Faculty of Social Sciences’ first Scholar-in-Community, and she has led a year-long project that brought together representatives from St. Joseph Immigrant Women’s Centre, the Children’s Aid Society and the University.

Jul 29, 2015