Scholars' Hub @ Home: COVID-19 and the impact on the lives of people experiencing homelessness: What are the implications?

When:
June 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
2020-06-24T12:00:00-04:00
2020-06-24T13:00:00-04:00
Where:
Zoom
Cost:
Free

COVID-19 and the impact on the lives of people experiencing homelessness: What are the implications?
Stephen J. Gaetz, Professor, Faculty of Education, President, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, and Scientific Director of Making the Shift (Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab)
Dr. Gaetz will discuss how the emergency response to homelessness in Canada places those experiencing it in harm’s way during a pandemic. He will explore the impact of COVID-19 on the lives of people confronting homelessness, and how the homelessness sector has responded. He will also discuss what this means going forward, during the recovery phase of the pandemic, and beyond