June 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
Lack of affordable housing and addiction support, changes in employment, unexpected medical emergencies, mental health, gender based violence, trauma, and stagnant wages all contribute to a growing homeless or unhoused population. Experts, direct service providers, and politicians try to find potential “solutions” with varying results. At times, solutions are rebuffed by the community with cries of “Not in our neighborhood” when shelters or affordable housing are proposed. What is our responsibility as members of a community to people of all ages without a stable place to live? This conversation is an invitation to go beyond stigma and stereotypes and consider the human lives affected by a lack of stable housing.