Mobilizing Justice Community of Practice Workshop Series

3 Nov 2022 - 24 Nov 2022
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Registration for the Mobilizing Justice Community of Practice Workshop Series is now live! Register Now.

Every Thursday in November, join TCAT, Mobilizing Justice, and other community-led transportation organizations to explore knowledge and strategies to reduce transport poverty and increase modal choice. Each workshop will include a short presentation, guided discussion, breakout session, and informal opportunity for networking. All participants are welcome to join for any number of the four workshops, depending on their interest and availability. 

 Workshop 1 — Delivering Equitable Transportation: Insights from Mobilizing Justice’s Research (November 3 – 12:00-2:00 pm EST) For organizations interested in Mobilizing Justice’s research, discussing common transportation barriers encountered by your organization, and how the research can help overcome those barriers. Matt Palm (University of Toronto Scarborough) will present a review on the implications of COVID-19 for delivering equitable transportation.

Workshop 2 — Equitable Evaluation and Engagement Practices (November 10 – 12:00-2:00 pm EST) For organizations interested in improving equitable evaluation practices and sharing lessons on how to engage communities. Meghan Winters (Simon Fraser University, Mobilizing Justice) and Stephanie Sersli (Simon Fraser University) will present on approaches for adapting research practices to community organizations program evaluation.

Workshop 3 — How Emotional and Mental Safety Impact Transport Equity (November 17 – 12:00-2:00 pm EST) For organizations interested in exploring non-infrastructural barriers to transportation equity. Presentation by Christine Brouzes (Ikwe Safe Rides) — Beyond Infrastructure: How Emotional and Mental Safety Impact Transport Equity

Workshop 4 — Exploring Mobility in Suburban and Rural Contexts (November 24 – 12:00-2:00 pm EST) For organizations interested in the challenges of increasing transport equity in suburban and rural contexts. Renata Tweedy (Sou’West Nova Transit), Eric Doherty (Better Transit Alliance of Greater Victoria), Colleen Doyle (Kootenay Carshare), Antonio Illas (Bikes for Farmworkers), Emilie Frémont-Cloutier (TRAAQ) will share their experiences working on rural and suburban mobility. More speakers to come.

Note: Registration for all four workshops will be processed through a single Eventbrite link. However, you will receive a separate calendar invite and Zoom link for each of the four workshops, which you can choose to attend.