From Margins to Center through Education: Integrating Victims of Torture and Political Oppression
This 2-year project to establish innovative outreach for people seeking to integrate into Canadian society following experiences of torture and war. It is a community-based participatory action study to determine the specific needs, barriers, and expectations of victims of torture pursuing higher education; the creation of a workshop and course curriculum that addresses the higher education needs and goals of victims of torture; and the pilot implementation and evaluation of an educational program designed to address the needs of victims of torture.
- Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture (CCVT)
- Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
- Jaswant Kaur Bajwa
- Business/Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship
- Social Innovation Exchange