Knowledge Mobilization for the Homelessness Sector

Collection Introduction


Knowledge mobilization is about sharing information in ways that are accessible, understandable and relevant to your audience. It’s also about understanding your audience’s needs, how to reach them and what motivates them. Knowledge mobilization done right turns research into action.

This collection of resources will take you through the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness’ knowledge mobilization approach, as well as our process for collaborating with researchers, graphic designers and communications specialists. Pulling from our decade of expertise, we’ve assembled our best tips, resources and free tools for you to try so that you can immediately apply these skills to your work. 

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the basics of knowledge mobilization
  • Develop your own communications strategy
  • Identify your target audiences
  • Write for social media
  • Design an infographic using free tools
Target audience
Frontline staff
Managerial staff