Why is Community-based Research Relevant to Feminism? FemNorthNet Panel

Jane Stinson, Deborah Stienstra, and Leah Levac
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FemNorthNet researchers speak about pairing intersectional feminist analysis with community-based research designs.

Jane Stinson, Co-director of FemNorthNet, speaks about the project's host organization, The Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW), the organization's history, and it's current struggle to survive in the age of austerity.

Deborah Stienstra, Co-director of FemNorthNet and former Nancy's Chair in Women's Studies at Mount St. Vincent University, speaks about the connections between feminist perspective and disability studies and the importance of inclusive practices in research.

Leah Levac, FemNorthNet researcher and Professor at the University of Guelph, speaks about developing a Community Vitality Index with the women of Happy Valley - Goose Bay.