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Episode 96
Squeegee Kids, their criminalization and homelessness experience
November 1, 2022

This week, we are joined by Samantha Blondeau, an MA Criminology Student at Ontario Tech University, to discuss the criminalization and homelessness experience of Squeegee Kids.

Episode 95
Seeing Double on Youth Homelessness
October 27, 2022

This week we are joined by guests Dr. Naomi Thulien and Mardi Daley to discuss their presentation at CAEH’s National Conference on Ending Homelessness and the Transitioning out of Youth Homelessness clinical trial.

Episode 94
Taking (or not taking) a gender-based approach to ending homelessness
October 25, 2022

This week, we are joined by back Abe Oudshoorn, an Associate Director and Professor at Western University’s School of Nursing as well as the Arthur Labatt Family Chair in Nursing Leadership in Health Equity. We’ll be talking about his upcoming presentation at CAEH’s National Conference on Ending Homelessness where he’ll share results from a Canadian national survey exploring the current state of communities taking (or not taking) a gender-based approach to ending homelessness.

Episode 93
What do we really know about encampments?
October 20, 2022

This week, we are joined by Iain De Jong, President & CEO of OrgCode Consulting Inc. and the author of The Book on Ending Homelessness. Iain and Michael will be discussing encampments, including the tension that surrounds them and the impact on encampments during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Episode 92
How do we age in different environments?
October 19, 2022

This week, we are joined by Sarah Canham, an Associate Professor at the University of Utah whose work focuses on examining resilient places for aging. Using a social justice lens, Sarah’s work seeks solutions to systemic barriers to aging well in various environments. Sarah joins us this week to talk about aging and the impact that varying environments have on an individual’s ability to age well.

Episode 91
How we can build an academic community that addresses homelessness
October 18, 2022

This week, we are joined by Dr. Howard Koh—the Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership at Harvard University—to discuss the ways we can build an academic community that addresses the neglected world of health and homelessness.

Episode 90
Matthew Barker on how our sector can work to to prevent and end homelessness
October 13, 2022

This week, we are joined by Matthew Barker, a reporter for The St. Catharines Standard who works to create awareness by changing the dialogue around homelessness and affordable housing in Canada. Matthew joins us to talk about the learnings from his years of being a reporter and what has to change in order for our sector and country to make strides in preventing and ending homelessness.

Episode 89
Matthew Downie on working to eliminate homelessness in the UK
October 6, 2022

Matthew Downie, the Chief Executive at Crisis joins us this week to speak about the housing and homelessness crisis in the United Kingdom, as well as the National Transformations Plan created to reduce and eliminate homelessness in the U.K.

Episode 88
How to promote social responsibility when designing spaces
September 29, 2022

This week, we are joined by Kellie Chin, an Architect at WORKSHOP who is committed to promoting social responsibility and invigorating local communities through design.

This week, Kellie joins us to discuss the need for affordable housing in the GTA, the shift from congregate-style emergency housing to single-room occupancy transitional housing, and the connection between design, health, and dignity in affordable housing.

Episode 87
How to embed social justice practices into your organization’s recruitment process
September 22, 2022

Our sector, like many others, have found it hard to recruit and keep the talented people we need to continue to make big changes happen in housing, health and homelessness.

This week, Ellery Rosin, the People Operations Manager of Food Share Toronto joins us to talk about some of the innovative and inspiring steps this organization has taken to create a diverse, equitable and inclusive workspace, and much, much more!

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