Founder and coordinator. Research Alliance on Precarious Status. Working group composed of faculty, graduate students and non-academics conducting research on precarious status in Canada. July, 2008-present.
Co-organizer. RELAC (Red de Estudios sobre Latinoamericanos en Canadá, Research Network on Latin Americans in Canada). Network of researchers and community workers; the network’s goal is to disseminate research on Latin American communities in Canada, and foster collaborative work on/with such communities. Founding meeting: November 6, 2002. Workshop held, April 22, 2003. Website includes references to wide range of literature on Latin Americans in Canada. Initial support provided by grants from the CERIS community domain and the University of Toronto. (http://reel.utsc.utoronto.ca:16080/relac/).
Founding member. Member of executive committee (2007-2010). International Network for Migration and Development (RIMD). Two-year start-up period funded by the Ford Foundation. September 2002-2004. Additional support from the Rockefeller Foundation and Ford Foundation, 2004-05, and MacArthur Foundation, 2006. (www.migracionydesarrollo.org).
Immigration , Sociology , Citizenship and non-citizenship, Precarious work
- Economic sectors
Agriculture and horticulture workers, Occupations in services - Domestic work, Sales and service occupations - general, Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - general, Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations - general, Labourers in food, beverage and associated products processing, Dancers, and Other
- Geographical focuses
- Spheres of activity
Law and Sociology
English and Spanish