The book launch is being presented by the Indigenous Peoples' Health Research Centre (IPHRC). "We are very proud to have supported Robert's graduate research over the past four years, "says Dr. Jo-Ann Episkenew, IPHRC Director. "This book is a powerful example of the value of community-based research partnerships."
Some of the ex-gang members featured in the book will also be present to discuss their experiences working on the project. A portion of the book sales will be donated to STR8 UP, a non-profit organization that works to help young men and women leave the gang life.
WHO: All media and members of the public are invited to attend
WHAT: Free community event with refreshments, open to the public
WHERE: D-Wing of the new Health Sciences Building, University of Saskatchewan
WHEN: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The IPHRC is a joint initiative of the First Nations University of Canada, University of Regina, and University of Saskatchewan. We are committed to supporting Indigenous health research in the province to improve Aboriginal health and well-being.
For more information, contact:
Research Officer, Communications and Knowledge Translation
Indigenous Peoples' Health Research Centre (IPHRC)