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

    9020_ Bridging the Gap Project for Women Entrepreneurs

    The purpose of the Bridging the Gap project was to reduce the systemic gender-based barriers that women face in business and to ensure equal opportunities for economic prosperity. This project was funded by Women’s Multicultural Resource and Counseling Centre of Durham (WMRCC).

    9025_ Evaluation of Young Women and Cyber Violence Project

    The Young Women and Cyber Violence Project was a 24-month evaluation project implemented by three frontline agencies to engage girls and young women aged 14–24 of diverse racial and ethno-cultural backgrounds across the City of Toronto to identify and address cyber-violence experienced by their peers. This evaluation was funded by St. Stephen’s House Youth Services.

    9046_ Blueprint Project: Engaging Youth to Prevent Violence Against Girls and Women

    CCBR conducted an evaluation of the Blueprint Project, which included developing data collection tools, data analysis, and writing the final report. The evaluation was funded by Women’s Multicultural Resource and Counseling Centre of Durham (WMRCC).

    9054_ Violence Against Women in Perth & Huron

    CCBR conducted an in-depth analysis on the prevalence of violence against women in Perth and Huron with the Social Research and Planning Council.

    9056_ YWCA Kitchener-Waterloo Strategic Planning

    CCBR facilitated the development of a three-to-five-year strategic plan for the Kitchener-Waterloo YWCA by gathering community and stakeholder input. This strategic plan took effect in January 2013.

    9057_ Community Perspectives on Diversity and Inclusion

    CCBR was asked to provide ‘snapshots’ of systemic barriers that diverse communities face in accessing Region of Waterloo's services and programs. Interviews were done with individuals representing nine diverse groups: immigrants and refugees, LGBT folks (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender), people living with disabilities, Indigenous people, people living in poverty, rural residents, seniors, youth, and women.

    9080_ Evaluation of Immigrant Women and Voice Project

    The purpose of this project was to conduct an evaluation of the Immigrant and Voice project in order to assess the progress that the project has made in achieving its desired outcomes. The evaluation involved designing data collection tools and building capacity of the project staff in using those tools. The evaluation was funded by Focus for Ethnic Women.

    9081_ Echo: Cancer Screening Project

    CCBR collaborated with Echo: Improving Women’s Health in Ontario to facilitate an engagement process and mobilize knowledge from community-based initiatives designed to increase cancer screening for women. The engagement process supported reflection on practice and the creation of a shared vision of system change, designed to lead to stronger and more effective cancer screening policies and practices across Ontario.

    9082_ Echo: Young Women & Smoking Project

    CCBR collaborated with Echo: Improving Women’s Health in Ontario to facilitate an engagement process and mobilize knowledge from community-based initiatives designed to support smoking cessation during and after pregnancy. This process led to the development of a shared vision for system change and stronger and more effective smoking cessation policies for pregnant and post-partum women across Ontario.

    9094_ Towards Greater Involvement of Women in Ontario’s Health System

    This research project sought to gain greater insight and understanding into 1) the extent and nature of women’s current involvement in Ontario health organizations, structures and systems, and 2) the conditions that hinder or enable women’s involvement. This project was funded by Echo: Improving Women’s Health in Ontario.