Conversations & Tools
We join forces with communities in sharing knowledge on equity-informed considerations, impacts and promising and wise practices. The issues we highlight and explore are rooted in the urgent and immediate, as well as long-term collaborative solutions.
These toolkits, resources and videos are designed to help deepen understanding and capacity in health and social equity issues, anti-oppression education and practices, and community engagement. Explore video interviews, Q&A, and community conversations with local experts and thought leaders.
COVID-19, Gender-Based Violence (GBV) & Intimate-Partner Violence (IPV): Q&A with Karen Wood & Jo-Anne Dusel
Dr. Karen Wood (RESOLVE Saskatchewan Interim Director) and Jo-Anne Dusel (Executive Director, PATHS) answer participant questions submitted as part of the online Health Equity: Community Conversation held May 29th, 2020.
Discover how the Saskatoon community is putting equity at the heart of action and responding to the needs of people who are especially vulnerable to the negative impacts of COVID-19 pandemic due to entrenched housing and food insecurity.
COVID-19, gender-based violence and health equity: Responding to the needs of individuals experiencing intimate violence in the context of a pandemic.
In this talk, we provide background on intimate partner violence in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in order to engage participants in a discussion of how we, as caring members of our community, can work together to offer trauma-informed approaches when responding to the health needs of those at risk of gender-based violence.
Join Kayla DeMong and Barb Fornssler to discuss the need for harm reduction based supports in our community. With the recent increase in overdoses, closure of many organizations and barriers in supporting our homeless population we need to continue to look at how programs can adapt to ensure people in our community have the supports to be safe.
Food Insecurity in Saskatoon During a Pandemic: Community Responses and Reflections for Long-Term Systemic Change
View our past webinar on community responses during the pandemic and thinking forward to how we can learn from this unprecedented time to address food insecurity in our community.
In his interview, the Division of Social Accountability’s Community Engagement Specialist Erin Wolfson talks with Jacob Alhassan, PhD Candidate and one of the co-authors of the newly released Report on COVID-19 Vulnerable Sector Response in Saskatoon March-May 2020.
Kayla DeMong, Housing Lead for Saskatoon’s Inter-Agency Response to COVID-19, discusses the need for housing as a response to homelessness during COVID-19.
Equity and Health Literacy during COVID-19 in Saskatchewan: An Interview with Erin Beckwell, Knowledge Translation Specialist
Erin Beckwell explores what health literacy means, the risks of not considering health literacy during COVID-19, and promising practices that have emerged in response to the crisis.
Dr. Rachel Engler-Stringer discusses the changing face of community food security in Saskatchewan during the COVID-19 crisis. Watch the video or read the transcript and key insights.