Event: On The Front Lines: Community Solutions for Homelessness and Social Issues

March 27, 2009 at 3:01 pm 1 comment

The Downtown Residents’ Association is presenting a special event for all residents of Downtown:

On The Front Lines: Community Solutions for Homelessness and Social Issues

Monday, March 30, 7 p.m – 9 p.m.
City Hall Antechamber, Centennial Square

A meeting for residents of Downtown/Harris Green to hear about some ground-breaking solutions for homelessness, crime, safety and other social issues that concern us all. We’ve gathered the experts who will be able to answer your questions. Join us for Silk Road Tea and snacks and an evening of informative discussion. Open to all DRA members. Please bring a neighbour!


Introduction by Robert Randall, DRA

Vic PD Chief Jamie Graham and Inspector Jamie Pearce on Downtown Security

Councillor Charlayne Thornton-Joe on the Mayor’s Task Force and our homeless population

Jill Clements of the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness on the Coalition, its goals and achievements

Ken Kelly of the Downtown Victoria Business Association on the Clean and Safe Team, Con Air and the Community Court Program

Question and answer session follows

I hope to see you there! This event is free and no pre-registration is required.

Entry filed under: City Hall, Harris Green, needle exhange, Our Place, safe injection sites, social issues, Victoria's economy.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Davin Greenwell  |  March 27, 2009 at 3:18 pm

    Hey Robert,

    Sounds very interesting. If I get all the work done that I need to get done this weekend, I’ll see you there.


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