Monday, March 27, 2023

 We know that our well-being depends on having access to a safe and affordable home. Olivia Chow's op-ed in the Toronto Star addresses how partner violence and housing insecurity are deeply connected.

This issue disproportionately impacts women and gender-diverse people, and successive governments have failed to provide real solutions. Click below to read Olivia's op-ed about this issue, and contact us if you'd like to access the piece another way.


Together with the Douglas Coldwell Layton Foundation (DCLF), we're hosting a 6-week series starting Tuesday, April 11, called Passion to Action: Learn How to Advocate for Social Housing. This training comes at a low cost, and it's a valuable opportunity to meet others who want to participate in real change to build safe and affordable places to live.


Olivia wrote this op-ed to share her insights and inspire us to take action. Let's support Olivia's passion and strengthen ICL's capacity for housing advocacy. It would mean a lot to her for you to donate to this effort and support her ongoing work on this critical issue.


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