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Home is Toronto? Making Toronto’s Neighborhoods a Home for All

Toronto, Ontario
March 28, 2018

5:30 to 9:00 p.m.
William Doo Auditorium, 45 Wilcock's Street
 
The event will explore issues of neighbourhood gentrification, access to affordable housing, how cities change, who gets excluded when communities become less affordable and the effective and innovative ways that residents are organizing and forging change to keep Toronto's neighbourhoods a home for all. Contrasts and comparisons will be drawn between Brooklyn and Toronto.

Presented by: Canadian Harm Reduction Network, Centre for Community Partnerships, City Studies at UTSC, Hart House Social Justice Committee, United Way Toronto & York Region.

Confirmed Panelists

  • Kaydeen Bankasingh, Co-Chair, Lawrence Heights Inter-Organizational Network (LHION)
  • Claudia Pedrero, Co-Chair, Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust
  • Sean Gadon, Director, City of Toronto Affordable Housing Office
  • Sara Wolfe, Seventh Generation Midwives and Housing Coordinator, Baby Bundle Project

Keynote Speaker

  • Caitlin Cahill, Associate Professor, Social Science & Cultural Studies, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

Register at: http://uoft.me/homeistoronto
 
*From 8:30-9:00 p.m. we are inviting organizations that are doing work around issues of addressing issues of affordable housing, reclaiming spaces, or working toward social justice to host a table with information and talk with attendees. If this sounds like something you or your organization would be interested in, please let us know by contacting Kristina at Kristina.minnella@utoronto.ca.
 
Connect with us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/196978817702162/.

This event is free and everyone is welcome.

Here is a copy of the poster if you would like to print it: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/81ceb9a0378c74ef7c361acc7/_compresseds/123...