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CHRA's 47th National Congress
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What’s happening at the 2015 National Housing & Homelessness Congress in Winnipeg?

Wab Kinew as Congress keynote speaker: named by Postmedia News as one of “9 Aboriginal movers and shakers you should know.” He is currently the Associate Vice-President for Indigenous Relations at The University of Winnipeg and a correspondent with Aljazeera America. Last year, he appeared as a panelist on CBC Radio's Canada Reads, successfully defending Joseph Boyden's novel The Orenda. Kinew was named as guest host of Q for two weeks last December and will host Canada Reads in 2015. 

25 workshops, mobile tours and courses offering a variety of programming options:
  • A tale of many cities: the varied impacts of expiring social housing operating agreements (workshop)
  • Aboriginal Caucus (pre-Congress)
  • Unique housing solutions in Central Winnipeg (mobile tour)
  • Innovative affordable homeowners initiatives (workshop)
  • Fundamentals of housing policy and governance (pre-Congress course)
  • Aboriginal-led affordable housing community development initiatives (mobile tour)
  • Supporting people with complex needs in housing (workshop)
  • Preventing and addressing homelessness by supporting youth aging out of care (workshop)
  • A walk in our shoes: addressing homelessness in Winnipeg (mobile tour)
  • Housing and employment through social enterprise (mobile tour)
  • And many more! 
Networking opportunities:
  • CHRA Dinner at the Canadian Museum of Human Rights 
  • President’s Reception
  • Yardi Awards Lunch
  • Emerging Professionals: Speed-Date-A-Mentor 
  • Winnipeg Pub Night, hosted by Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and Exchange District BIZ
  • Closing Ceremonies
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We look forward to seeing you in Winnipeg April 28 to May 1!

 

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