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Access and Equity

The Access and Equity Research Interest Group focuses on utilizing community-based research approaches to improve the health, wellbeing and social service access of racialized and marginalized communities.

Our Team

Areas of Research

Areas of Focus

  • community-based research
  • arts-based research
  • health, education, social service access
  • racialized and intersectionally marginalized communities
  • social justice


  • Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University
  • Gendering Adolescent AIDS Prevention
  • AIDS Committee of Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo and Area (ACCKWA)
  • Jumpstart to Higher Education


  • Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund
  • Ontario Research Fund
  • Canadian Innovation Fund
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Women’s Xchange

Learn more about the federal funding received for innovative research facilities.

Contact Us:

Ciann L. Wilson, Research Group Director