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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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Grit Uplifted Magazine Launch

The first edition of our Grit Uplifted Creative Writing and Art magazine is available online! Check it out at http://grituplifted.com/?p=4044671739. Also, we will be having a launch party next Friday, full details are available at the link above.

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July Meeting

The agenda for our July meeting is now posted in the meetings page. Here are four upcoming events you might be interested in: Community BBQ, July 13, 2-5pm, Bathurst St beside the Salvation Army Centre of Hope Grit Uplifted Magazine … Continue reading

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UWO Alumni Matters Feature

You can read more about us in this year’s UWO Health Sciences Alumni Matters magazine on pages 10 and 11: http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/_files/downloads/pdf/HSM/HSM2011.pdf.

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June Update

We are taking the lead on World Homeless Action Day on October 10th.  The idea is to have an event to raise awareness of issues around homelessness and housing, and we are considering a public performance piece that involves building … Continue reading

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Next Meeting: April 21st

I wanted to let you know that our next meeting will be happening on Thursday, April 21st, at 6:30pm, at the Victoria Tavern (466 South St). At this meeting we will be hearing updates from the Creative Arts Sub-Committee, the … Continue reading

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Too Hot to Handle

I have been involved in community consultations for a local organization that looks at public health. In the last consultation, we were tasked with identifying policy priority areas around 6 main areas, including ‘Alcohol and Substance Misuse’. At the end … Continue reading

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