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Vaccine Geopolitics During a Global Pandemic
Jennifer N. Hyndman, Professor in Departments of Geography and Social Science, and Resident Scholar at the Centre for Refugee Studies
The rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus proves we are connected globally like never before, yet borders have closed and responses to the virus are decidedly national. This short talk will look at the intersection of COVID-19 with other humanitarian disasters, such war, a huge ‘risk factor’ and explores the thickening of borders and potential balkanization of the world.
Ask the Pros (Career Supports and COVID-19)
Do you have questions on the available career resources during COVID-19? Join one of the Career Centre's in-house career professionals virtually in a group setting to answer your queries to find the right remote York supports, services, and resources to help you with your career journey during these unprecedented times.
Join us in the Career Corner: Ask the Pros on Zoom:
Meeting password: Access the meeting id and password from the Career Centre's welcome page or your student/newgrad dashboard on Experience York
No registration required. Career Corner gives you an opportunity to connect with Career Professionals virtually. Chat with our in-house experts in a group setting to answer your general career questions or find the right services and resources to help you with your career journey.
Zoom Meeting Etiquette
When using Zoom, to ensure everyone’s privacy, security, and a great experience, we are asking all meeting participants to adhere to the following:
- No participant should record, photograph, or screenshot the zoom meetings.
- Find a quiet space, free from distractions and present yourself in a professional manner. Be patient and listen to instructions from the host. If you didn't get a chance to interact, please join the next available session.
- You may turn off your camera for privacy reasons.
- This service is exclusive to York University's current students and new graduates and the link should not be shared for any other purposes.
- Upon entering the meeting, be sure to mute your microphone. Our goal is to interact with each of you, so we will welcome and instruct you when it is time to unmute your microphone in order to avoid any interruptions or unexpected external noises.
COVID-19 and the impact on the lives of people experiencing homelessness: What are the implications?
Stephen J. Gaetz, Professor, Faculty of Education, President, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, and Scientific Director of Making the Shift (Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab)
Dr. Gaetz will discuss how the emergency response to homelessness in Canada places those experiencing it in harm’s way during a pandemic. He will explore the impact of COVID-19 on the lives of people confronting homelessness, and how the homelessness sector has responded. He will also discuss what this means going forward, during the recovery phase of the pandemic, and beyond
Learn about some possible career paths after your social work degree
This event is open to all students who want to learn from our alumni about their unique career paths. If you are curious about what others have done post-degree. Join the discussion to hear from one or all of the panelists.
Agenda and Speakers
1:00pm | Welcome
1:10pm | Kasia Ignatowska Health Promotion Coordinator at Covenant House
1:35pm | Dave Smith Student support and instructor at George Brown College
2:00pm | Zena Havelock Palliative Care and Bereavement in a hospital setting
Please join us for All Canada University (ACU) holiday luncheon at Cuba Libre Restaurant.
Closest Metro is Gallery Place (red line). Take the 9th Street exit. Walk up two blocks on H Street.
Cost: $37 per person, children welcome. Cost includes tax/gratuity/one glass of Agua Fresca.
Please RSVP by Dec. 9, 2020.
Please mail check payable to: All Canada Association
c/o Deepak Malhotra, 20326 Swallow Point Road, Montgomery Village, MD 20886
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