MEDIA ADVISORY - What does it mean to end homelessness?

CALGARY, Jan. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Communities across Canada and around the world have embarked on a range of initiatives to end homelessness.  Some jurisdictions have declared notable progress.  But what does it mean to end homelessness?  Experts will weigh in as The School of Public releases a new report on defining and measuring an end to homelessness. 

The report is ground-breaking.  It analyzes data and policy from 60 jurisdiction's in Canada, the US, Australia and Europe.  The findings will set out a policy path whereby a Functional End to homelessness can be defined to assess progress towards its ultimate elimination.

WHAT:          

Press conference to release new report "DISCERNING 'FUNCTIONAL AND ABSOLUTE ZERO': DEFINING AND MEASURING AN END TO HOMELESSNESS IN CANADA"



WHEN:            

Thursday, January 19, 2017, 11 a.m. mountain



WHERE:          

Downtown campus, Nexen room, 5th floor, 906 -8th Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB

 

 

SOURCE The School of Public Policy - University of Calgary

For further information: Morten Paulsen, 403.220.2540, morten.paulsen2@ucalgary.ca

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