This webinar from the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH), respects Indigenous peoples' histories and that what is termed homelessness or transience may also be observed as displacement from homeland or home ways of living. Substitute 'park' with the various terms people use for where people are living at the edge of town, also known as 'roughing it'. It is challenging to know what words to use, perhaps the experience is not to be easily categorized!
More people than ever are sheltering in parks and public spaces. And yet, many municipalities are still using enforcement methods to address unhoused park users. This webinar explores inclusive alternatives to enforcement and displacement-based approaches and explore how we can better share parks and public spaces, and build connections between differently housed community members. Read the 7 Key Insights from this webinar.