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Dr. Percy Lezard

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Indigenous professor brings Two-Spirit lens to Inner City Social Work Program

After 20 years of field experience as a social worker, HIV/AIDS trainer and a crisis counsellor, Percy Lezard’s interests meet at an intersection of education, Indigenous studies, sex and gender and community health. Their academic work is concentrated on social work education through a Two-Spirit lens. UM Today talked with Lezard about their journey through school, how they came to their role in the University of Manitoba’s Inner City Social Work Program and what they hope to achieve in this position.

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