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CED Resources Hub

Go beyond CED and explore this curated hub of academic research, videos, articles, podcasts, blogs, etc. on various issues impacting our communities and connect with groups at McGill and around Montréal who address them through direct action, education, advocacy and more. Choose a topic, encounter a new perspective, get involved and never stop learning.

As part of the McGill and Montréal community, your thoughts and perspectives are welcome. If you have an organization, research article, video, podcast, etc. to suggest, please feel free to submit it for review here or email cedcomm.sede@mcgill.ca.

Please note: Some academic research articles require a McGill ID & password to access

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Learning Resources

Academic Research (14)

Research & Researchers @ McGill

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Publications (24)

Books

Guides and Toolkits

  • NYC Stands with Standing Rock

Media Article

Article

  • S. Lane Forsyth - American Psychological Associaton

  • Grassroots Solutions  (Organization website)

Academic Journals

 

Groups & Organizations

Montréal and Surrounding Area (10)

Montréal

  • Non-profit, non-sectarian, autonomous community development agency whose principal mission is to promote, develop, and enhance the quality of life in the urban Aboriginal community of Montreal.

  • The goals of the NWSM are to provide a safe environment where women can begin to rebuild their lives. They offer support and frontline services to Aboriginal women and children to promote their empowerment and independence.

  • Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center was created to preserve and enrich the language and culture of the Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) of Kahnawà:ke.

  • The IWC defends the rights of immigrants in their places of work and fights for DIGNITY, RESPECT, and JUSTICE.

  • National non-profit umbrella organization committed to the rights and protection of refugees and other vulnerable migrants in Canada and around the world and to the settlement of refugees and immigrants in Canada.

  • Community center offering French, English and Spanish language classes, a community residence for students, a farmer's market, community activities based on peace-building and artistic expression, as well as renting space to other organisations

  • Supports Côte-des-Neiges residents in facing and resolving individual and systemic housing problems, basic income security, and access to healthcare and other government programs.

  • A vibrant intergenerational community brought together by food and community engagement, for a healthy, well-fed and close-knit city.

  • Canada’s oldest Black theatre company. Our mission is to encourage and promote the development of a Black and Canadian Theatre, rooted in a literature that reflects the creative will of Black Canadian writers and artists, and the creative collaborations between Black and other artists, and aims to promote and produce Black theatre that educates, entertains and delights its audiences.

  • COCo’s mission is to promote social justice, active citizenship, democracy, and just socio-economic development by supporting the development of healthy organizations and strong communities through education. 

McGill (22)

Student Groups

  • Provides integrative support for Indigenous peoples’ attending McGill University to connect and share our unique, authentic indigenous ways of knowing with each other and with non-indigenous peoples within the community.

  • A non-hierarchical social, political, informational and support service for queer students and their allies. Their office is a queer-positive safe space.

  • ECOLE aspires to be a space that facilitates a culture of sustainability at McGill University and its surrounding communities through research, teaching, experimentation, living practices, and collaboration with student and community groups.
  • Non-profit, student-run organization that unites McGill and Montreal communities in the fight for social and environmental justice through research, education, and by taking action.

  • Facilitates research collaborations between university students and grassroots community groups working for social change.

  • Providing alternative music, news and spoken word programming to the city and surrounding areas. CKUT volunteers program shows, announce, produce documentaries, conduct interviews, participate on committees, raise money, write radio dramas, solicit music and generally make CKUT what it is. 

Student Clubs

  • A SSMU service that is eligible to the entire McGill community. They have good lounge space and a great library!


  • Committed to increasing intercultural interaction between students and newcomer Canadians as well as advocating for the rights of refugees, asylum-seekers and immigrants.

  • Serves pay-what you-can vegan lunches on weekdays @ 12:30 pm @ 3600 McTavish. Their work serves as a political response to the increased corporatization and exploitative methods of mainstream food systems by creating alternative anti-capitalist practices and educational resources that empower individuals and communities.

  • Being a volunteer at the FLAT is an opportunity to gain lots of hands-on experience with bikes. Whether you have a lot, or no experience, everyone has something to offer.

Admin office

  • Provides information, education and training to all areas of the University in order to cultivate a respectful and supportive campus. By connecting with local organizations, SEDE also provides McGill's students and staff with community-based learning experiences that foster leadership and promote a deeper understanding of diversity.

  • Enhancing the presence of Indigenous peoples in the McGill community through educational programming.

  • McGill faculties, departments and offices offer outreach and in-reach programs for schools and youth organizations at all levels of education across Québec. S.U.N. aims to connect community and university members with these programs while strengthening communication between the programs themselves.

  • A guide and overview to getting engaged in University and student-led groups and events across both campuses.

  • Our mission is to create a culture of sustainability at McGill - to encourage and unite the efforts of students, faculty, staff and administrators to incorporate principles of sustainability in university operations, campus living and learning and in its relations with the broader community.

Faculty & Academic

  • Supports cutting-edge research, teaching and outreach activities in gender, sexuality and feminist studies. They aim to produce knowledge that is accessible to the public and in dialogue with our local communities, and are committed to creating a more just, equal, responsive and creative world. 

  • A source for Indigenous-related research, and resources on education, health, and more.

  • Facilitates research collaborations between university students and grassroots community groups working for social change.

  • Health care researchers working in partnerships with those affected by issues being studied for the purpose of creating and translating knowledge for action or change.

  • CIRM brings together researchers from several Quebec institutions of higher learning for the purpose of contributing to a better understanding of the city through interdisciplinary research in areas such as the economy, health, language, governance, history, and culture. 

  • The SEI is an important vehicle through which the Desautels Faculty of Management integrates social entrepreneurship and social innovation more formally into its teaching, research and outreach activities. Across the globe, social entrepreneurs are applying innovative approaches to addressing social problems that have not been satisfactorily addressed by the public or private sectors.

  • The Redpath Museum is an academic unit of McGill University. Its mandate is to foster understanding and appreciation of the diversity of our biological, geological, and cultural heritage through scientific research, collections-based study, and education.

Online Resources