WATCH: The Walrus Talks at Home: Reimagining Resilience

What does it mean when entire communities face daily challenges to living?

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What does it mean when entire communities face daily challenges to living?

Resilience is seen as a badge of honour, but shouldn’t it be a choice? Many communities are faced with systemic challenges that leave them with no choice but to be resilient.

In part two of our resilience talks, our speakers will discuss the dichotomies that the first talk revealed, especially how resilience on an individual level can be healthy and useful, but as a driver of policy it exacerbates the barriers facing equity-seeking communities.

Join us to learn about how we as a society need to reimagine the meaning of resilience.


Photos of Sean Lee, Anne Spice, Alison Tedford, and Dr. Roberta K. Timothy 

Featuring five-minute talks and Q&A with:

  • Sean Lee, Director of Programming, Tangled Art + Disability
  • Anne Spice, Assistant Professor, X University
  • Alison Tedford, Business Consultant and Author
  • Dr. Roberta K. Timothy, Assistant Professor, Black Health Lead, and inaugural Program Director for the upcoming MPH Program in Black Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • With moderator Sheyfali Saujani, independent researcher and writer on multiculturalism, disability, and equity

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET

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