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Team leaders from Mexico, Brazil, the U.S. and Canada

As part of our ongoing commitment to elevating the voices of youth with lived experience of homelessness, A Way Home Canada and the National Learning Community on Youth Homelessness have partnered with Street Child United to send a team of Canadian youth to the 2018 Street Child World Cup in Moscow, Russia. This event will be held prior to the … Read More

Towards a Canadian Youth Homelessness Data Dashboard

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Melanie Redman and Stephen Gaetz, the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness Portions of this content originally appeared in Parity Magazine, a publication of the Council to Homeless Persons (Australia) Over the last months we’ve discussed Collective Impact at length here on the Hub. A Way Home as a coalition and the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (a founding coalition member) support communities … Read More

The National Learning Community on Youth Homelessness comes to Toronto this week!

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Melanie Redman with contributions from Lesley McMillan, Program Director, A Way Home Canada I’m excited about this week! Over the course of one week, I not only get to celebrate my birthday, but I also get to help host a group of thoughtful, passionate and determined folks that make up the National Learning Community on Youth Homelessness (LC). The LC’s … Read More

Beyond Borders: Learning from and contributing to a global movement for change

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I’m heading to Helsinki Monday night. Why Helsinki? Though I do enjoy the commitment to all things death metal, uncomfortable group spa trips with colleagues and the extreme cold, I’m actually heading there with Dr. Gaetz to learn from European colleagues and to contribute to a growing body of work concerning the Canadian-made Housing First for Youth model. (All kidding … Read More

Ramping Up Efforts to Prevent and End Youth Homelessness in Ontario

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Having ‘come from away’ I am under no illusion that Ontario, or Toronto for that matter, is the centre of the universe. That said, I’m pretty excited about working with community and government stakeholders to ramp up our efforts to prevent and end youth homelessness in Ontario. As Dr. Gaetz always says, it’s all about readiness. So what’s happening in … Read More