Past Events

See below for past events held by the THJRC Research Cluster 

  1. April 7, 2022

    Stories that Reduce Stigma

    Storytelling is recognized as an effective method to reducing stigma towards persons who experience discrimination related to substance use and the criminal legal system. Stories can be told many ways, through theatrical performances, podcasts, written works, and photographs. This event will bring…

  2. November 22, 2021

    THJRC's Cornucopia of Knowledge Sharing Event

    On November 22nd, 2021 THJRC hosted a cornucopia of knowledge sharing event to have conversations and discussions at the intersection of transformative health + justice! This was a private event with our community advisory network. 

  3. December 7, 2019

    Year-end Celebration

    Join us at The Imperial (319 Main St.) on December 7th to close the first year of the Transformative Health & Justice Research Cluster and honour our Community Advisory Network (CAN)! This festive event will include a performance by CAN Member Patrick Keating (writer and actor),&nbsp…

  4. December 3, 2019

    Workshop 3: Re/Integration

    Join us on December 3rd from 3-7pm at the Aboriginal Friendship Centre for our FINAL workshop of 2019!  Together, we will dive deeper into how to act on the priority areas identified throughout our activities this year: (1) Confronting Life Trauma (2) Supporting Belonging…

  5. November 28, 2019

    Releasing Hope Book Launch

    Join us in celebrating the book launch of Releasing Hope on November 28th! This collection of stories and interviews with previously incarcerated women offers insights to barriers faced when re/integrating post-release.  Net proceeds will support Arresting Hope, a Vancouver…

  6. October 16, 2019

    Community Advisory Network Meeting 3: Re/Integration

    On October 16th (3-6pm), at the Aboriginal Friendship Centre, we will be holding our last Community Advisory Network (CAN) meeting of the year! At this gathering, we aim to discuss thoughts on the Cluster's work so far, lingering curiosities, and our next steps with special…

  7. Introduction to Using Linked Data for Research
    September 27, 2019

    Introduction to Using Linked Data for Research

    Join us for a one-day course that provides an introduction to administrative data and data linkage! Facilitated by: Professor Stuart Kinner (University of Melbourne, Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar, Collaborating Centre for Prison Health & Education) Dr Jesse…

  8. Graphic Illustration by Corrina Keeling of "Love Letters for Everybody"
    September 17, 2019

    Workshop 2: Incarceration

    Join us on September 17th from 3-7pm at the Aboriginal Friendship Centre for our second workshop where we will center incarceration.  All stakeholders in health and justice are invited, including (but not limited to): academics, organization representatives, servie providers, and…

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.


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