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World Homeless Action Day Recap

Great things can happen when groups of people dream together, and Oct 10th was a great day in London.  The London Homeless Outreach Network was tasked by the London Homeless Coalition to run our local event for World Homeless Action … Continue reading

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Provincial Candidate Survey Responses

The following are the provincial candidate responses to our survey on homelessness related issues.  They appear in the order they were received.  They are also available in pdf format HERE. The following candidates responded: Teresa Armstrong – NDP – London … Continue reading

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Pay Day Loan – United Way RFP

I wrote about pay day loan/cheque cashing businesses on an earlier post, available here: http://www.abeoudshoorn.com/blog/?p=168.  United Way of London & Middlesex has picked up on this issue within their poverty agenda.  They now have an RFP out looking for researchers to … Continue reading

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2011 Provincial Election Recommendations

The London homelessness Outreach Network has drafted recommendations for provincial MPP candidates in regards to poverty, health, housing, and homelessness.  To view the document, please click HERE.

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Provincial Election Recommendations

With an Ontario provincial election next month, the London Homelessness Outreach Network is putting together a recommendation document for MPP candidates.  We will share this document with the candidates, and ask them to answer poverty-related questions to be shared publicly. … Continue reading

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September Meeting

The agenda for our September meeting is now posted at http://www.londonhon.ca/?page_id=4.

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Oct 10th World Homeless Action Day

As mentioned below, we are taking the lead on this year’s event in London, Ontario.  If you would like more information, the planning document is available HERE.

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Homeless World Cup

Last month the Salvation Army Centre of Hope, in partnership with the City of London, started a baseball league for people experiencing homelessness. Next month, the London Homelessness Outreach Network in partnership with Youth Opportunities Unlimited will be starting a … Continue reading

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Two Upcoming Events

1. October 10th is World Homeless Action Day.  In partnership with the London Homeless Coalition, we will be hosting an event from 11am-2:30pm in the parking lot of Museum London.  This will be a performance art/public awareness activity, during which … Continue reading

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Ontario 211 Guest Blog

Ontario 211 is a new service to the London area, offering access to information on services. They approached me for a guest blog on homelessness, which you can access at: http://blog.211ontario.ca/2011/07/understanding-homelessness-in-ontario/ Nothing ground-breaking here, but I tried to pull things … Continue reading

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