Affordable Housing for a Diversity of Women

Bringing a gender lens to Ottawa’s housing crisis

  • Hear how the housing crisis is putting women and their families at risk.
  • Learn why community organizations are asking Council to approve $12 M for affordable housing in the 2019 City Budget.
  • Have an opportunity to express your opinions on why housing matters
  • Learn ways to make your views known to City Council

Presenters Include:

  • Mercy Lawluvi, Immigrant Women Services Ottawa
  • Keri Lewis, Nelson House
  • and more….


  • Councillor Catherine McKenney, Housing and Homelessness Liaison
  • Councillor Theresa Kavanah, Women and Gender Equity Liaison

Organized by women, all are welcome.

Refreshments will be served.

Reimbursement Expenses: We have limited funds for those who need childcare or bus vouchers in order to participate.

Co- Sponsored by: City for All Women Initiative, The Well, Immigrant Women Services Ottawa, Cornerstone Housing for Women, Harmony House, Interval House, Gignul Non-Profit Housing, Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women.

With funds from Status of Women Canada and CUPE National.

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