Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education,
University of Toronto (OISE/UT)
252 Bloor St. West, Toronto
St. George subway station
Executive Director, Co-Operative Housing Federation of Toronto
Assistant Professor, University of Alberta
Tom Clement will introduce, “Atkinson Co-op Revolution,” a short film about community development activities resulted in young people engaging in their co-op by running for the board of directors. Atkinson Co-op’s board now has five directors under 25 years of age, and Tom will be joined by members of the Atkinson Co-op to respond to questions and to share their experiences.
Jorge Sousa will discuss the Atkinson conversion as it relates to housing policy and community building initiatives, including the need to align the two. Jorge will also describe ongoing efforts to convert public housing projects into co-operative communities in other jurisdictions.
This session will be moderated by David Hulchanski, Director, Centre for Urban and Community Studies, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto
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