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The Charitable Impulse: Part 6

So far in this series I have presented a rather gloomy tale. We do charity for ourselves, or in a disorganized manner, or in a way that actually undermines development, and unintentionally makes things worse. However, in the next few … Continue reading

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From Every Angle, At Every Level

Many of you who read this blog are afflicted with a particularly common human passion, the desire to create change in the world.  I say afflicted, because there is a sense that the desire to create change has a toll … Continue reading

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Considering Development (Part 1)

Having attended all London City Council meetings this year except for one (which I caught online), planning and development has become an interest of mine.  This has led to me making my first public submission and comment on a development … Continue reading

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Site Reorganization

I have found it a bit of a challenge to balance my writing on both London municipal issues, and on homelessness.  Some people subscribe to this blog for the one, some for the other.  I have reorganized, so I will … Continue reading

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The Day the Music Died

When I worked as a nursing student, and later a Registered Nurse, at the London InterCommunity Health Centre, I met a lot of people experiencing homelessness who I will never forget.  Many people using the Centre would be there day-in … Continue reading

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Ann Arbor Presentation

I had an opportunity to present this past weekend with Alexis Chadwick from Youth Opportunities Unlimited about the work of the London Homelessness Outreach Network.  The focus was on collaboration in the community, particularly bridging academia and community organizations.  We … Continue reading

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The Canadian Health Care System

Something a little different for today, not particularly focused on homelessness, but rather than Canadian health care system. This was a 5 minute presentation that I gave recently at an event called “Ignite London”, where you only get 20 slides, … Continue reading

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Jan 27th – 1.5 year Meeting and Celebration

On January 27th we will be holding a ‘year in review’ and planning for 2012 meeting, see the invitation below. If you have a moment, please RSVP at http://new.evite.com/#view_invite:eid=03A9AAQZXGL24EIX4EPBG7MSMBXU74

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Health and Homelessness Report

Through 2011, a partnership of the London Homelessness Outreach Network, the Middlesex London Health Unit, the Regional HIV/AIDS Connection, the London Intercommunity Health Centre, and the City of London reviewed existing health services for people experiencing homelessness. The purpose of … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Jan 27th

Our next London Homelessness Outreach Network meeting will be Friday January 27th, from 6-9pm. It will be at the Fox and Fiddle (corner of King and Wellington), and appetizers will be provided. Stay tuned for a full agenda.

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