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Crabtree Visiting Scholar at UNB Saint John-FR and SJ

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Posted on Feb 26, 2018

Category: News and Notices

The Urban and Community Studies Institute at UNB Saint John welcomes James Hughes, Crabtree Visiting Scholar, to campus.

James Hughes is the Executive Lead at the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation in Montreal. He was formerly the President of the Graham Boeckh Foundation and New Brunswick’s Deputy Minister of the department of Social Development. One of his key accomplishments as deputy minster was the development and implementation of the provincial poverty reduction plan.

James will be reading on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. in the UNB Saint John Faculty Staff Lounge. The topic is Early Intervention: How Canada’s social programs can work better, save lives and often save money, with special guest Juanita Black.

A panel discussion will take place on Friday, March 2, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., in the UNB Saint John Whitebone Lounge. The title is Past, present, future: Poverty reduction and social inclusion.

  • James Hughes, Executive Lead of the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
  • Randy Hatfield, Executive Director of the Saint John Human Development Council
  • Dr. Sarah Gander, Chair of the Centre for Research, Education & Clinical Care of At-Risk Populations and Clinical Lead of the New Brunswick Social Pediatrics Research Program

Everyone is welcome.  Admission is free.
Funding provided by the Crabtree Foundation

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