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We want to thank our many supporters who have taken the time to recognize this important work! It is only through our collaborations with other amazing changemakers and changemaking organizations that we have seen successful moves toward learning for change! 

Many Thanks!

Graduate Students' Association Community and Engagement Award 2023
Brock University

April 1, 2023

"This award recognizes creativity, leadership, innovation, and long-term effectiveness in assisting individuals and community organizations, both on and off campus, to deliver services that create a positive impact and experiences for the beneficiaries.


This year’s recipient was described as an individual who dedicated to showing up for the Brock community and the community at large. Through their involvements, they help to create safer, more inclusive and equitable learning environments for BIPOC students, students with physical or mental differences and other students who face inequities in their studies. Tonight’s recipient works to create spaces for all students to learn and thrive.


Heavily involved with Chapters 4 Change, this year, we are proud to award the Community and Engagement Award to Janice Desroches."

Haley Myatt (she/they)
President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Brock University Graduate Students' Association (GSA)

People of Georgian: Anti-racism learning circle sparks professor's equity work

June 3, 2022

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Jenni Thompson shares about Jennifer Shelswell and Chapters4Change! Learn about how Jennifer demonstrates equity and belonging in the classroom, the motivation behind Chanpters4Change, and the importance of everyone striving to be agents of change in their own communities!

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The Star:
Chapters4Change is examining bias through book club in Niagara and Simcoe County

May 26, 2022

Reporter Janis Ramsay shares with us Chapters4Change Co-Founders Janice Desroches and Jenn Shelswell's vision and mission for Chapters4Change, as well as their current partnerships and learning circle initiatives.

9th Annual 2022 Niagara UNITY Award Nominations

Voting: May 1, 2022

Ceremony: June 1, 2021

The Ed Eldred Award


The Community Involvement Award

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The Innovator's Journey: Chapters4Change Reading for Good

November 17, 2021

During this interactive session from Georgian College's Changemaker In Residency Week Fall 2021, Manager of the Centre For Changemaking and Social innovation Nicole Norris takes participants on a journey of the creation and motivation behind Chapters4Change. 

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