Georgian Pre-Health students tackle social justice issues
February 26, 2015

As part of community service learning projects, Pre-health Sciences students have been busy planning and organizing a number of awareness campaigns in collaboration with various community partners.

Campaigns include:

The REDress Project

  • In collaboration with the Georgian Bay Native Women’s Association
  • Art exhibit to promote awareness of the missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada

 

Paint the Campus Purple/50 Shades of Purple

  • In partnership with Athena’s Sexual Assault Counselling and Advocacy Centre
  • Creating conversations around violence against women
  • Engaging the Georgian College community to stand up for gender equity

Warmth for the Winter

  • In collaboration with Youth Haven
  • Raising awareness about homelessness and youth

Faceless Dolls Project

  • In collaboration with the Native Women’s Association of Canada (and in conjunction with Georgian’s Christina Meredith and the Indigenous Resource Centre)
  • Raising awareness of the missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada

I Pledge for Mental Health

  • In collaboration with Georgian’s Karyn Baker and Student Success
  • Breaking down barriers and reducing stigma around mental health for college students

Empty Shoes Project

  • Raising awareness about the risks of drinking and driving
  • Paying tribute to lives lost through drinking and driving
  • Collecting shoes in good condition to donate to local shelters

Adopt, Don’t Shop

  • In partnership with the SPCA
  • Developing a video to encourage pet adoption

Climb for Equality

  • Hosting a wall climb to promote equity on campus

Raising the Bar Against Sexual Assault

  • In partnership with The Last Class
  • Educating and raising awareness of violence against women and consent

Music for Memories

  • In collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Society
  • Collecting iPods and music for individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s disease

For more information about these projects, please contact Thea Jones or Brandy Mullen.