Citizens for Public Justice co-hosted a one-day conference on poverty in Canada.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Saint Paul University, 223 Main Street | Ottawa, ON
Policy, Social Innovation, and Community
Community, academic, and faith-based organizations shared ideas and experiences of how policy, social innovation, and community action can work together to end poverty.
- Senator Art Eggleton
- David Macdonald, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
- Sue Wilson, London Poverty Research Centre
- Angella MacEwen, Canadian Labour Congress
- Jocelyn Wattam, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society
- Simon Tremblay-Pepin, Saint Paul University
- Joe Gunn, Citizens for Public Justice
Panel discussions and workshops covered a range of policy, research, and community-based approaches: Basic Income · Indigenous Child Poverty · Human Rights · Community Food Access · Lived Experience of Poverty · Green Economy · Advocacy · Engaging Faith Communities
This event was hosted by Citizens for Public Justice, the OMI Lacombe Office of Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation, and Saint Paul University.