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Mobilizing Social Change Using Policy Relevant Community-Based Research

The Wellesley Institute is pleased to announce the free seminar,
"Mobilizing Social Change Using Policy Relevant Community-Based

Michael Wright, a leading expert on how community-based research (CBR)
can be adapted to effectively impact public policy, will speak on his
research and experience in the field. Michael's areas of specialty
include participatory action research (CBR), HIV/AIDS prevention,
evaluation and preventative measures and the role of non-government
organizations in disease prevention. Michael is currently a Research
Fellow in the Research Group on Public Health at the Social Science
Research Centre in Berlin.

Also speaking will be Sean Rourke, Scientific and Executive Director of
the Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN), who will share OHTN's work in
CBR, and Bob Gardner, the Wellesley Institute's Director of Public
Policy, will share our experiences and examples of our work and the
work of our partners.

As space is limited, please RSVP to