Projects 

    CCBR typically has 12-15 ongoing projects and has completed over 400 projects since 1982. Each project is guided by our commitment to impacting social change in practical and powerful ways. We conduct research with people not on people, cultivating respect with communities at every step of the process.

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    Projects

    8937_Photovoice, As a Community Based Research Technique: Training Series for a Group of Research Assistants at University of Toronto Mississauga

    CCBR designed and conducted a three-part photovoice training workshop and three coaching sessions for Research Assistants (RAs) working with Dr. Ganapathy-Coleman at the University of Toronto Mississauga. It aimed to enhance the RAs' capacity in developing and facilitating photovoice workshops.

    8940_Developing an Evaluation Framework for Reception House Waterloo Region

    The purpose of this project was to propose an evaluation framework for Reception House Waterloo Region. This framework was based on two of its flagship programs (i.e., Refugee Assistance Program – RAP, and Client Support Services - CSS). Combined these two programs offer a range of supports to Government Assisted Refugees (GARs) within the first two years of their arrival.

    8942_Equity in The Broader Settlement Sector: Addressing Systemic Racism and Digital Equity Across The Settlement Journey

    This project was initiated and funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to gather evidence-based information to improve the settlement sector's ability to recognize, analyze, and address digital barriers and obstacles faced by racialized newcomers as they integrate into Canadian society, leading to recommendations for more equitable policies and programming.

    8958_Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative Evaluation Toolkit

    The purpose of this project was to develop a Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit to support governments and civil society in building monitoring and evaluation mechanisms into the design of refugee community sponsorship programs. The Toolkit was intended to be an accessible and flexible resource for a wide range of national, regional, or local contexts, and of program size and maturity.

    8962_A diversity, equity and inclusion evaluation of ASO’s First Link Care Navigation program

    In close collaboration with staff from the Alzheimer Society of Ontario (ASO), we conducted a province-wide evaluation of the accessibility and value of their First Link Care Navigation (FLCN) services to racialized, Indigenous and ethnically diverse service users (people living with dementia and care providers). Findings from the study were used to inform ASO’s ongoing efforts to close the gap in dementia support for racialized, Indigenous and ethnically diverse communities. 

    8969_Connecting Refugees to Virtual Waterloo Region
    The Centre for Community Based Research designed and conducted an evaluation of the Connecting Refugees to Virtual Waterloo Region project. The evaluation helped this new program adapt and plan for the future.
    8971_Building an Evaluation Framework for Collective Impact

    The Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council (HIPC) contracted CCBR to design an evaluation framework that will guide HIPC’s evaluation activities over the next five years.

    8973_Syrian and Newcomer Youth Mentorship Initiative Evaluation
    The purpose of this evaluation was to assess the process and outcomes of the Syrian and Newcomer Youth Mentorship Initiative model delivered under the Opening Doors Project at CMHA Toronto. This initiative is funded by the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada.
    8974_Social Inclusion Nexus for Mennonite Centre Committee Ontario

    The purpose of this project was to develop a Social Inclusion Nexus for Mennonite Centre Committee Ontario. This Social Inclusion Nexus is a center for collaborative action-oriented learning to initiate and evaluate innovative strategies for social inclusion. 

    8979_ Guelph-Wellington Newcomer Youth Mental Health Study

    CCBR and the Guelph Wellington Local Immigration Partnership partnered to investigate the broader challenges newcomer youth experience with mental health in city of Guelph and County of Wellington.