The values of equality, recognition and dignity can only exist in a just State, where individuals and the community come together in support of solidarity. The problem however, is that we are losing ground where dignity, justice, and solidarity are concerned.
Josée Grenier and Mélanie Bourque
Josée Grenier (left) is a Professor in Social Work at the University of Quebec in Outaouais, on the campus of St-Jérôme. Her research focuses on gerontology, homeless woman, ethics / bioethics, the transformation of social work practice in the health care system and social services. She has an affiliation with the ERTS – Équipe de recherche travail et société, the CRI-VIFF – interdisciplinary research center on domestic violence and violence against women - and RRSPQ – Quebec Population Health Research Network (RRSPQ). Mélanie Bourque (right) is a Professor in the Department of Social Work at the Université du Québec en Outaouais, campus of St-Jérôme. Her research focuses on public policy transformations in the domain of social protection. Her most recent research focuses on the transformations of the health and social services network and their impacts on social workers (SSHRC). She is responsible for the Research Center for Social Innovations and the Social Economy (CRISES) and is a researcher at the Quebec Population Health Research Network (RRSPQ).