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View or Download the Intersectionality Infographics developed by the Gateway Cities Project.

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A listing of current and past Conferences and Workshops facilitated by the Gateway Cities Project.

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Gateway Cities Project Publications.

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The project includes five major urban centres in which the research team will examine the determinants of post-secondary pathways for high school students.

The Gateway Cities Project

The Gateway Cities Project is the short name given to the 4 year SSHRC insight grant entitlted "Widening Post-secondary Access Pathways of Marginalized Youth in Gateway Cities."The project includes five major urban centres in which the research team will examine the determinants of post-secondary pathways for high school students.The urban sites selected are based upon the characteristic of the city as being a "gateway city" for recent immigrants, and the availability of large-scale data on recent secondary students and their PSE participation. Marginalized student groups identified in the research literature include: those with special needs, underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, recent immigrants and lower socioeconomic status groups. The gateway cities selected provide meaningful national and international comparisons of equity issues that relate to the student groups selected and provide us with the opportunity to examine their access to and participation in PSE.  The Gateway Cities Project is very much a continuation of a previous SSHRC ("Postsecondary Pathways Project") on which Paul Anisef was Principal Investigator.

Gateway Cities News: American Sociological Association 112th Annual Meeting (ASA August 2017)

The Toronto and Chicago team presented at the American Sociological Association's 112th Annual Meeting (ASA) in Montreal, Quebec on August 12, 2017 in the section on Sociology of Education: Overcoming Obstacles to Postsecondary Attainment.

Sep 25, 2017

Gateway Cities News: McMaster researcher examines where youth end up after high school, and why

McMaster University’s Karen Robson, an expert in at-risk youth, advocates for a better understanding of race and paths to post-secondary education.

Jul 28, 2017

Gateway Cities News: A lack of racial data collection at Mac

"McMaster is one of 63 Canadian universities that cannot provide a breakdown of its population" Article published in The Silhouette newspaper by Shane Madill

Jun 01, 2017