Category Archives: Conference Reflections
Two weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the All Our Sisters first national conference on women and homelessness (www.alloursister.ca). Reviewing the poster boards I saw one of the best examples of political advocacy around homelessness that I have … Continue reading
This is a keynote presentation I gave last week talking about moving from research to action on homelessness in London, Ontario. Abe Oudshoorn – STTI-IO Keynote Presentation from Abe Oudshoorn on Vimeo.
If you are not familiar with TED Talks, they are basically an opportunity for anyone who has something interesting to say, to share it with the world. The following talk is from last year: There are a lot of things … Continue reading
At the “Rethinking Homelessness” conference in Montreal, Dennis Culhane spoke about the successes in the US around housing first models, and rapid prevention. One thing that he mentioned in prevention programs is that we have to be careful of ‘moral … Continue reading
I had the privilege of presenting at an event called Ignite London. This is a trend happening in cities around the world, similar to TED Talks. However, at an Ignite event you have only 5 minutes, and 20 slides that … Continue reading