Social Justice Housing Rally - Kitchener, January 25th, 2020
January 25th, 2020 - Today many areas in our community came alive. They represented unity of voice and concern about the current states of affair within our world, both far and near.
One of these was the Social Justice Housing Rally that took place at City Hall in Kitchener. We begin to focus on not only the situations of today, but while strategizing for a better tomorrow.
Once we acknowledge that pushing poor and homeless people away is not a humane or even viable solution, we can start to focus on actually addressing the problem of poverty.
Co-Founder / Waterloo Region Yes In My Backyard
With the recent eviction of local Nadine Udanapher's store, many are feeling more aware of the current local housing issues and recognize the changes we must face if we are to resolve them.
When local news caught the stories, just after the release of the Housing Needs Assessment, it captivated the city and drew the public eye.
When this took place, it brought much needed attention to the homelessness and affordable housing topics locally. As citizens cried out in support, a rally was formed to bring voice to the topic.