Services

One World Diversity Consulting offers customized services that are designed to equip our clients with the knowledge and skills to build organizational resilience by leveraging diversity, cultural competence, equity, human rights and environmental justice in ways that enhance organizational culture.

ConsultingWorkshops & Training | Presentations & Keynotes | Research & Report Writing


Consulting

Services I provide_ConsultingOur consulting is based on years of experience providing guidance and support to organizations and individuals on effectively incorporating diversity, cultural competence, equity, human rights and environmental justice into programs, services and community development initiatives.

 

 

 

 


Workshops & Training

Services I provide_Workshop & Training 1Our workshops and training use a multi-method approach (small group exercises, large group discussions, videos, etc.) that is customized to clients’ needs. Our workshops and training encourage participants to reflect on the unconscious biases and assumptions they hold about race, culture, gender, sexual orientation and other “diversity concepts” in a safe environment.

Sample Workshops

“Mental health and nursing”, Community of Black Students in Nursing, March 15, 2019.

“Breaking down a racist Canada”, Maritimes Racialized and Indigenous Students’ Experience Summit (RISE), Halifax, October 27, 2018.

“Mental Health of Ethno-Racial Populations”, Moncton Area Parole Office, Ethnocultural Services, Atlantic Region Correctional Service Canada, Government of Canada, March 17, 2015.

“Mental Health of Ethno-Racial Populations”, Dorchester Penitentiary, Ethnocultural Services, Atlantic Region Correctional Service Canada, Government of Canada, February 19, 2015.Services I provide_Workshop & Training 2

“Mental Health of Ethno-Racial Populations”, Springhill Institution, Ethnocultural Services, Atlantic Region Correctional Service Canada, Government of Canada, February 12, 2015.

“Addressing the Impact of Racism on the Mental Health of Ethno-racial Populations”, Nova Institution for Women, Truro, Nova Scotia, Aboriginal Implementation Team, NHQ, Atlantic Region Employment Equity and Diversity Committee, Atlantic Regional Headquarters, Correctional Service Canada, Government of Canada, Halifax, December 4, 2014.

“Addressing the Impact of Racism on the Mental Health of Ethno-racial Populations”, Halifax Parole Office,  Aboriginal Implementation Team, NHQ, Atlantic Region Employment Equity and Diversity Committee, Atlantic Regional Headquarters, Correctional Service Canada, Government of Canada, Halifax, December 3, 2014.

“In Whose Backyard?: Exploring Toxic Legacies in Mi’kmaw and African Nova Scotian Communities”, Halifax Forum, Halifax, Nova Scotia, January 11,  2014.

“In Whose Backyard?: Exploring Toxic Legacies in Mi’kmaw and African Nova Scotian Communities”, Membertou Heritage Park, Membertou, Nova Scotia, November 2013.

“In Whose Backyard?: Exploring Toxic Legacies in Mi’kmaw and African Nova Scotian Communities”, Rodd Grand Hotel, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, October 2013.

“In Whose Backyard?: Exploring Toxic Legacies in Mi’kmaw and African Nova Scotian Communities”, North Preston Community Center, North Preston, Nova Scotia, October 2013.

“In Whose Backyard?: Exploring Toxic Legacies in Mi’kmaw and African Nova Scotian Communities”, Sunnyville Community Hall, Sunnyville, Nova Scotia, September

“Racism Sucks!: Speak Up”, Health Equity Council, 931 Yonge Street Toronto Community Housing, September 2007.

“Human Rights in the Workplace: COSTI’s Anti-Harassment and Discrimination Policies”, COSTI Immigrant Services, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2002-2004.

“Racism and Trauma”, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, June 2002.


Presentations & Keynotes

Services I provide_Presentations & KeynotesWe deliver dynamic and engaging presentations and keynotes that are designed to make you think critically about some of the most pressing issues of our time, regardless of your level of knowledge, expertise or learning style.

Sample Presentations & Keynotes

Waldron, I. (2019). There’s something in the water: Environmental racism in Indigenous and Black communities, presented to the Indigenous Working Group at the Canadian Labour Congress’s Human Rights Advisory Committee, April 18.

Waldron, I. (2019). There’s something in the water: Environmental racism in Indigenous and Black communities, presented to the Equity Working Group at the Canadian Labour Congress’s Human Rights Advisory Committee, April 17.

Waldron, I. (2019). There’s something in the water: Environmental racism in Indigenous and Black communities, presented to the Workers of Colour Working Group at the Canadian Labour Congress’s Human Rights Advisory Committee, April 16.

Waldron, I. (2019). Research and action on the social and environmental determinants of health: An interdisciplinary model for student mentorship, training and leadership, Black Excellence in STEM Conference, Dalhousie University, March 30.

Waldron, I. (2019), Research and action on the social and environmental determinants of health, Racial Justice Symposium, Dalhousie University, March 29.

Waldron, I. (2019). The Black body in the psychiatric imagination: Exploring the racialization of mental illness, Clinical Academic Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, March 27.

Waldron, I. (2019). Canadian Women in research – Having impact and changing the world, International Women’s Day Breakfast Panel, International Women’s Forum – Atlantic Chapter, March 8.

Waldron, I. (2019). A book launch and discussion for There’s Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities, Sisters in Motion & Climate Justice Montreal, Montreal, February 18.

Waldron, I. (2018). Whose nation? Navigating a new era in Crown-Indigenous relations, Policy Matters Speakers Series, MacEachen Institute for Public Policy & Governance, Dalhousie University, Halifax, October 2nd.

Waldron, I. (2018). Addressing the social determinants of health in African Nova Scotian and Immigrant Communities in Halifax, presented at Spencer House Seniors’ Centre, Halifax, August 3.

Waldron, I. (2018). A conversation on Black spatial imaginaries with George Lipsitz, presented at Black Geographies Theme, American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, New Orleans, April 12.

Waldron, I. (2018). Environment and health panel, presented at the 16th Annual Crossroads Interdisciplinary Health Research Conference, Graduate Student Society at the School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University, March 9.

Waldron, I. (2018). Structural violence and Black women’s maternal health, presented at Experiences of Black mothers in Hospitals- Past, Present, and Future, Health Association of African Canadians Student Organization, Dalhousie University, Halifax, February 28.

Waldron, I. (2018). Critical race theory, presented at Advising and Social Justice Symposium, Bissett Student Success Centre, Student Affairs, Dalhousie University, Halifax, February 20.

Waldron, I. (2018). From the Enlightenment to Black Lives Matter: The racial and gendered transformation of schizophrenia in psychiatry, presented at McGill Nurses for Global Health Brown Bag Lunch, McGill Nursing Undergraduate Society and McGill Nurses for Global Health, McGill University, Montreal, February 1st.

Waldron, I. (2017). From the Enlightenment to Black Lives Matter: The racial and gendered transformation of schizophrenia in psychiatry, presented at Global Mental Health Speaker Series, Global Mental Health Program, McGill University, Montreal, November 23.

Waldron, I. (2017). How do people living with symptoms of anxiety and depression in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) get well? A pilot study of treatment preferences and experiences in people with lived experience, presented at School of Social Work, McGill University, Montreal, October 11.

Waldron, I. (2017). “Environmental racism: health impacts and promising responses” symposium, paper presented at Public Health 2017, June 8.

Waldron, I. (2017). “Troubled waters: The psychological impact of environmental racism in African Nova Scotian communities”, paper presented at the Diversity in Mental Health Conference, XXVII W.O. McCormick Academic Day Conference, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie, Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, May 5.

Waldron, I. (2017). “Building inclusive communities in Halifax: How strategic partnerships can enable unified approaches”, paper presented at the Canadian Housing & Renewal Association’s 2017 National Congress on Housing & Homelessness, Canadian Housing & Renewal Association, May 3.

Waldron, I. (2017). “Let’s work to eliminate racism”, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Global Dartmouth Community in partnership with Woodlawn United Church, March 21.

Waldron, I. (2016). “Moving beyond cultural competency: Structural competency approaches to addressing the health impacts of structural violence”, Nova Scotia Health Authority Provincial Diversity Committee, November 1st.

Waldron, I. (2016). “Health inequities in racially and physically diverse communities”, Nova Scotia Health Authority Diversity Bursary Celebration, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, September 22.

Waldron, I. (2016). “From the Enlightenment to Black Lives Matter: Tracing The racialization of schizophrenia in psychiatry”, DIS/EASE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE), Dalhousie University, August 19.

Waldron, I. (2016). “Health equity, social justice, and the racialization of Canadian society”, Public Health 2016, Sheraton Centre Hotel Toronto, June 15.

Waldron, I. (2016). “Sticks & stones may break my bones: Narratives of erasure, violence, trauma & resistance in the lives of racialized & Indigenous women”, Canadian Anthropology Society Conference Association Women’s Network Invited Panel: Women’s and Girls’ Solidarities, Dalhousie University, May 12.

Waldron, I. (2015). “Working with policy makers in governments and institutions to advocate for change”, Canadian Federation of University Women Atlantic Regional Conference, Halifax, October 24.

Waldron, I. (2015). “North End matters: Using the People Assessing their Health Process to explore the social determinants of mental health in the African Nova Scotian community in the North End”, paper presented at the Annual Meeting for the Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture, Rhode Island, April 24.

Waldron, I. (2015). “Mental health of ethno-racial populations”, Housing & Correctional Services Canada Offenders Forum, Shelter Nova Scotia, Regional Ethno-Cultural Advisory Committee & Correctional Services Canada, Halifax, March 5.

Waldron, I. (2014). “Caring, connecting, contributing together: Discussions on gender diversity & health care”, CIHR Café Scientifique, Halifax, March 5.

Waldron, I. (2012). “The impact of inequality on mental health: A profile of Aboriginal and African Nova Scotians in North End, Halifax, Social Aetiology of Mental Illness Training Program, Center for Addiction & Mental Health, University of Toronto, October 30.

Waldron, I. (2011). “Re-conceptualizing trauma: Examining the mental health impact of discrimination, torture and migration for racialized groups in Toronto”, paper presented at the International Conference on Cultural Psychiatry in the French Speaking World, Paris, April 19.


Research & Report Writing

Services I provide_Research

Our research and report writing services are based on years of experience conducting research and writing reports for community-based organizations, government, businesses and academic institutions.

Sample Reports & Publications

Waldron, I.R.G (2019). Archetypes of Black womanhood: Implications for mental health, coping and help-seeking. In M. Zangeneh (Ed), Advances in mental health and addiction. New York: Springer Publishing.

Waldron, I.R.G (2019). African Nova Scotians on the front lines: Narratives of resistance in the fight against environmental racism. In M. Mascarenhas (Ed.), Lessons in environmental justice: From civil rights to Black Lives and Idle No More. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing.

Waldron, I.R.G. (2018). There’s something in the water: Environmental racism in Indigenous & Black communities. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing.

Waldron, I.R.G. (2018). Women on the frontlines: Grassroots movements against environmental violence in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, Kalfou: A Journal of Comparative and Relational Ethnic Studies, 5 (2), 251-268. (Special Issue: articles based on the symposium “Over the Line: A Conversation About Race, Place and the Environment”, organized by Ingrid Waldron).

Waldron, I.R.G (2018). The ENRICH project: Blurring the borders between community and the ivory tower, Kalfou: A Journal of Comparative and Relational Ethnic Studies, 5 (2), 394-405. (Special Issue: articles based on the symposium “Over the Line: A Conversation About Race, Place, & the Environment”, organized by Ingrid Waldron).

Waldron, I.R.G. (2018). Re-thinking waste: Mapping racial geographies of violence on the colonial landscape, Environmental Sociology (Special Issue: Environmental Justice & Deep Intersectionality), 4 (1), 36-53.

Waldron, I.R.G and A. Gazso (2017). Managing low income in families: The importance of institutions and interactions (Chapter 6). In A. Gazso and K. Kobayashi (Eds.), Continuity & innovation: Canadian families in the new millennium (pp. 80-96). Toronto: Nelson Education.

Gazso, A., MacDaniel, S. & I. Waldron (2016). “Networks of social support to manage poverty: More changeable than durable”, Journal of Poverty, 20 (4), 441-463.

Waldron, I. (2016). Experiences of environmental health inequities in African Nova Scotian communities, submitted to Canadian Commission for UNESCO.

Waldron, I. (2015). Final report for North End matters: Using the People Assessing Their Health process to explore the social determinants of health in the Black community in the North End of Halifax, submitted to the Community Health Board and the North End Community Health Center, Halifax.

Services I provide_Report WritingWaldron, I. (2015). “Findings from a series of workshops entitled “In whose backyard? – Exploring toxic legacies in Mi’kmaw & African Nova Scotian communities”, Environmental Justice, 8 (2), 1–5.

McGibbon, E., Waldron, I. & J. Jackson (2013). “The social determinants of cardiovascular health: Time for a focus on racism (Guest Editorial)”, Diversity & Equality in Health & Care, 10(3), 139–42.

McGibbon, E., Jackson, J. & I. Waldron (2013). “Racism & cardiovascular health: Implications for nursing”, Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 23(4), 12–17.

Waldron, I. (2013). The health implications of “meaningful occupations” in low income racialized communities: A comparative analysis of Halifax & Toronto, submitted to Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR), Ottawa.

Waldron, I. (2013). The social & policy implications of meaningful community engagement in racialized immigrant communities in Halifax, submitted to Atlantic Metropolis Centre ~ Working Paper Series, Halifax.

Waldron, I. (2012). “Out from the margins: Centering African-centered knowledge in psychological discourse”, The Australian Community Psychologist (Special Issue: Ignored No Longer Emerging Indigenous Researchers on Indigenous Psychologies), 24(1), 34–47.

Gazso, A., MacDaniel, S. & I. Waldron (2012). Across generations: Social support and family ties in diverse families, submitted to SSHRC and June Callwood Centre for Women and Families, Toronto.

Meinhard, A., Frideres, J., Nunes, F., Drolet, J., Hyman, I., Waldron, I., Berger, I., Shields, J., Preston, V., Garcea, J. & M. Trache (2012). Immigrant integration and inclusion: Investigating the Canadian Partnership Model from a complex-systems perspective, submitted to SSHRC, Ottawa.

Waldron, I. (2010). “The impact of inequality on health in Canada: A multi-dimensional framework”, Diversity & Equality in Health & Care, 7(4), 261–70.

Waldron, I. (2010). “The marginalization of African indigenous healing traditions within Western medicine: Reconciling ideological tensions & contradictions along the epistemological terrain”, Women’s Health & Urban Life: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal, 9(1), 50-71.

Waldron, I. (2010). “A multi-level interactional analysis of the impact of macro-structural forces & micro-situational events on health outcomes for racialized groups”, Hawaii Journal of Public Health, 2(2), 1–22.

Johnston, S.D., Angelucci, T., Howey, M., Lawlor, S., Townsend E. & I. Waldron (2009). “Social influences on primary health care in occupational therapy”, World Federation of Occupational Therapists Bulletin, 60, 49–55.

Gazso, A. & I. Waldron (2009). “Fleshing out the racial undertones of poverty for Canadian women and their families: Re-envisioning a critical integrative framework”, Atlantis: A Women’s Studies Journal, 34(1), 132–41.

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