Open events

Social justice walk – Building community amidst gentrification. Will it work?

Event #1623
Social justice walk – Building community amidst gentrification. Will it work?
When: 

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

14:00 - 15:30
Where: 

SLC - Student Learning Centre (meet at steps)

Series: 
Ryerson presents...
Who can attend: 
General public
Language: 
English
This open event is hosted by: 
Ryerson University

This interactive 'walk and talk' will explore gentrification in the downtown core of Toronto and visit Regent Park, Canada's oldest and largest social housing community which is undergoing a massive transformation. Topics to be identified and discussed include gentrification, neoliberalism, affordable housing, community development. Tour of approximately 20 people will leave Ryerson campus for a 90-minute walk.

With Cathy Crowe, Distinguished Visiting Practitioner at Ryerson University; “street” nurse, educator and social activist, specializing in advocacy for the homeless in Canada