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Justice & Employment in Toronto

Thu, Mar 20/14 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Room 103, 230 College Street

The Justice in Toronto Lecture Series addresses some of the sources of injustice in Toronto and proposes ways to make the city more just. In each event, an academic scholar has been paired with a city activist. The March 20 event will look at Justice & Employment in Toronto.

Featured speakers:
Patricia Landolt, Associate Professor and chair of the department of sociology, University of Toronto
Ratna Omidvar, President of Maytree

Patricia Landolt is an associate professor and chair of the department of sociology at the University of Toronto, Scarborough. Her research focuses on the production of differential social inclusion and inequality associated with global migrations. With her colleague Luin Goldring, Patricia has edited the important book Producing and Negotiating Non-Citizenship: Precarious Legal Status in Canada.

Ratna Omidvr is president of Maytree, a private foundation. Under her leadership, the foundation has gained international recognition for its expertise in policy solutions related to immigration, integration and diversity in the workplace. She is co-editor of the book Five Good Ideas: Practical Strategies for Non-Profit Success. In 2006, Ratna was appointed to the Order of Ontario, and in 2011, whe was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

This is a free event. Attendees are required to reserve tickets via eventbrite. A rush line will be available for non-ticket holders.

Sponsored by the Global Cities Institute.