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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.

Learn more about issues addressed by Montreal and McGill groups and organizations. Pick 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 promo.sede@mcgill.ca.

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Please submit a Resource for review here or email comms.sede@mcgill.ca

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Learning Resources

Academic Research (10)
Publications (9)

Books

Guides and Toolkits

Media Article

Article

  • S. Lane Forsyth - American Psychological Associaton

Reports

  • Espace Montréalais d'informations sur la santé - Gouv. du Québec

Magazine (print)

  • A free, Québec-based Gay and Lesbian cultural and current affairs magazine.

Academic Journals

 

Groups & Organizations

Montréal and Surrounding Area (20)

Montréal

  • Their activities fall into two broad categories: 1) services and resources offered free of charge to the Concordia and greater Montreal community and 2) composed of campaigns and programming. We also host numerous film screenings, presentations and workshop series throughout the year

  • A bilingual organization in NDG dedicated to addressing youth sexuality. It offers medical clinics, legal clinics, counseling, a food pantry, a young parents program, information and referrals.

  • 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.

  • McGill's First Peoples' House attempts to provide a sense of community and a voice to Indigenous students who have left their home communities in order to pursue higher education.

    3505 Peel Street

    514-398-3217

    firstpeopleshouse@mcgill.ca

  • Action Santé Travesti(e)s et Transsexuel(le)s du Québec (ASTT(e)Q), also known as Québec Trans Health Action aims to promote the health and well-being of trans people through peer support and advocacy.

  • Project 10 works to promote the personal, social, sexual and mental well being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, intersexed and questioning youth and adults 14-25.

  • Peer counselling, resources, referrals and advocacy as well as general programming for ITTQBLG individuals.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • SantroVélo is a place of learning, so we won’t fix your bike for you like at a regular bike shop. Instead, the volunteers will teach, guide and support you as you learn to fix your bike and use the tools yourself.

  • 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. 

Kahnawà:ke

  • 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.

McGill (25)

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.

  • 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.

Admin office

  • Mission is to facilitate and support the inclusion of diverse learners.

  • 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.

  • Whether you are a new or returning student at McGill, you can depend on CL&E as a source for helping you navigate the University, connect to meaningful opportunities, and develop your interests and skills. 

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

  • Supports the growth, progress, and success of international students at McGill, and aims to ease their transition to a new school, a new home and a new country.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Integrates social entrepreneurship and social innovation more formally into its teaching, research and outreach activities. The outcome is social value creation, social impact and social change.

  • Research is grounded in learning and teaching experiences in elementary, secondary, and higher education, and is characterized by attention to psychological variables, including cognitive, social, motivational, and evaluation.

  • CHAP seeks to place second year Medicine students in the MDCM (Medicinæ Doctorem et Chirurgiæ Magistrum) program with health-related community organizations. Originally student-led, this addition to the McGill curriculum exposes learners to the social, environmental, economic and historical determinants of health for different populations. 

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • A multidisciplinary team in the School of Urban Planning, Faculty of Engineering at McGill. The main goal of this group is to generate valuable research of benefit to the community and to educate students through real world transportation planning projects. 

  • 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.

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