Unique Populations – UP

UP2: Disrupting Discrimination of People Experiencing Homelessness through Community-Based Arts Initiatives

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Eduardo Della Foresta, Founder, Atelier Mobile Montreal, Alison Grittner, University of Calgary, Rachel Weldrick, Postdoctoral Fellow, Simon Fraser University, Lin Chen, Project Coordinator, Simon Fraser University

UP3: Investigating Impacts of COVID-19 on 2SLGBTQ+ Youth and Young Adults Experiencing Homelessness

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PDF Presentation – Alex Abramovich, PhD, MA, Research Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Clare Nobbs, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW, Director, YMCA Sprott House, YMCA GTA, Sprott House

UP4: Promising Practices for Supporting Older Adults Experiencing Homelessness

PDF Presentation – Sarah Canham, Associate Professor, University of Utah, Chris Danielsen, Power N Knowledge, Jenny Konkin, Whole Way House, Karen Whiteman, Regional Director, Southern Alberta, Kerby Centre

UP5: The Journey from Prison to a Place to Call Home

Unique Populations: Persons Exiting Prison – Dennis Chadwick, Program Manager for Freedom Ministries, The Salvation Army

Planned Prison Release: Innovating to Promote Residential Stabilization for Prisoners with Chronic Homelessness Trajectories – Isabel Gervais, M. Sc. Criminology, Supervisor – Planned Carceral Release, Les YMCA du Québec – Réintégration et inclusion sociale

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