National Housing Day
Date(s): Nov 23, 2020
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Please join us for a Community Town Hall in celebration of the National Housing Day hosted by the Halton Housing Alliance!
- Come and be inspired by faith groups who have made a difference in the lives of people who are homeless
- Hear from the Housing at the Region about their successes and planning for the future
- Learn from Habitat for Humanity about their vision and success
- Hear from clients who have been homeless and are now settled in their own homes
10:00 Welcome, Recognition of Dignitaries, Review of Agenda
10:05 Gary O’Neill, Executive Director of Kerr Street Ministries
COVID, poverty and homelessness – how people are coping
10:15 Region of Halton – Andrew Balahura and Sarah Phillips
The housing spectrum, the Halton Comprehensive Housing plan and progress to date, plans to move forward in housing in Halton.
10:40 Question and answer period
10:50 Donna Danielli – How Milton Transitional Housing got its start in the faith based community
11:00 Bahaa Amer, President of the Halton Islamic Association
How the Mosque is helping people who are homeless and in crisis.
11:10 Halton Multicultural Council – Transitional Housing and a client story
11:20 John Gerrad
Habitat for Humanity, how the model has changed, current projects and hopes for the future
11:30 Final question and answer period, thank you and wrap up.
This event is a virtual Zoom meeting. You will receive the meeting link when you register.
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