Thursday, July 24, 2008

Homelessness and Solutions from Lived Experiences through Arts Informed Research

From the Day in the Life Photography and Story Collective, Photo from Anagraphia website Nancy Viva Davis Halifax

Homelessness –Solutions from Lived Experiences through
Arts-Informed Research
Come and listen to our speakers panel and experience the arts based research projects.

a collaborative initiative to put forward and take action on the knowledge gained from eight arts-informed, community-based participatory research studies in Toronto. Help move our recommendations forward:

Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2008

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Speakers Location: Toronto Metro Hall (Rotunda)

55 John Street, Toronto

A Day in the Life: Stories and Photographs of Health and Homelessness in Toronto

Coming Together: Homeless Women, Housing and Social Support

asleep in Toronto

Count Us In! Inclusion and Homeless Women in Downtown East Toronto


The Street Health Report 2007

Street Health Stories

Struggles, Strengths and Solutions: Exploring Food Security with Young Aboriginal Moms

These projects were conducted by peer researchers, community agencies and academics working with people with experiences of homelessness. Together, these works represent an important body of evidence on the lived experiences of homelessness.

The exhibit will be on display from Tuesday, September 30, 2008 to Friday, October 3, 2008. For more information, please contact Professor Izumi Sakamoto at (416)946-8224, or email:

Other links:

Coming Together

Article Centre for Applied Social Research, University of Toronto

Visit Nancy Viva Davis Halifax BLOG Anagraphia/Photography and Story