Shoestring Initiative

https://shoestringinitiative.com/ What is the Shoestring Initiative? The Shoestring Initiative is a grassroots initiative to build community and support among first-generation students, staff, and faculty who identify as coming from poverty or working class backgrounds. We would like to acknowledge that the Shoestring Initiative operates on the unceded traditional territories of the Lkwungen, the Songhees, Esquimalt … More Shoestring Initiative

Pushing Privileged Pillars

Doctoral research-in-progress: Pushing privileged pillars: An investigation of a real-time grassroots social activism initiative to increase retention and widen access to, and participation in, higher education for “poverty-class” students This research will be made public in real time

Call for papers: Centring participants’ lived experiences: Narrative understandings of social inequality

  Call for Papers The International Society for the Study of Narrative annual conference University of Navarra Pamplona, Spain June 6-8, 2019 http://narrative.georgetown.edu/ Centring participants’ lived experiences: Narrative understandings of social inequality Session organizers: • Elaine Laberge, sociology phd student, vanier scholar (2018 – 2021) University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada • TBD Panel members: … More Call for papers: Centring participants’ lived experiences: Narrative understandings of social inequality