The COVID-19 Response for Winnipeg’s homeless-serving sector, facilitated by End Homelessness Winnipeg, has engaged more than 60 local and regional agencies to protect the health and safety of those experiencing and at risk of homelessness during the pandemic. This update offers opportunities to share and collaborate with other communities working to end homelessness in the context of the pandemic.
Campaign: Recovery for All
The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness has launched a new campaign. Recovery for All calls for bold investments in housing, homelessness and income support to end homelessness in Canada, once and for all. Learn more and sign up here.
Submissions: COVID-19 and the Right to Housing
In addition, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Housing is dedicating his 2020 report to the UN General Assembly on COVID-19 and the Right to Housing. Contributions are welcomed until Friday, June 19. For details, click here.
Survey: Youth Homelessness and COVID-19
Homeless Hub is gathering information on direct service workers’ and managers’ experiences addressing youth homelessness in the context of COVID-19. Find the management survey here and the direct service survey here.
Stories: Community Housing & Homelessness
Lastly, A Way Home Canada and the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, with the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness and HelpSeeker are identifying ways to capture and share stories related to COVID-19. Share your organization’s or community’s story of working to sow the seeds of change through their new online Storytelling space.
End Homelessness Winnipeg’s offices remain closed at this time, with staff working remotely.
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