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"Challenging Poverty: Measuring, Experiencing and Moving Beyond," Women's Xchange Spring 2016 Event

Toronto, Ontario
May 6, 2016

8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Women's College Hospital Auditorium and Pink Cube, 76 Grenville Street


  • Panel discussions, moderated by Anita Khanna (National Campaign 2000 and Family Service Toronto):
    • Panel 1 - What Does it Mean to Live in Poverty? TBD (Sistering Speakers Bureau) and Dawnmarie Harriott (Voices from the Street)
    • Panel 2 - Moving Beyond: Strategies to Challenge Poverty Pauline Hockenstein (Woodgreen Community Services -Homeward Bound), Lia Grimanis (Up With Women), and Sheila Regehr (Basic Income Canada Network)
  • Video presentations of projects funded by our $15K Challenge, which provides $15,000 or more to community organizations conducting research on women's health
  • Poster and oral presentations from graduate students across Ontario who are conducting research on Women's Health
  • Opportunity to "pop up" and share your local poverty initiatives and research with the audience
  • Networking opportunity during lunch

Refreshments and Lunch will be served. 

Admission is free but seating is limited.  Registration is required.
For more information and to register, please visit