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Affordable Housing – The Policy and The Data

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A look into the issues surrounding affordable housing in Toronto, how data and tech has been and can be used to address them and the challenges and opportunities presented by civic tech. Panelists: Desmond Cole, Geordie Dent, Melissa Goldstein, Neville Park, Morgen Peers, Ushnish Sengupta, and Bianca Wylie. Half of the session will be devoted to Q&A and participant input.

Key Take Aways

  • Data and tools available for use in understanding affordable housing
  • Federal, provincial and municipal level policy
  • How to design civic tech hacks (Build with not for)
  • How to be an advocate for affordable housing in Toronto

Q: What kind of volunteer opportunities are there at PodCamp Toronto?

PodCamp Toronto is entirely volunteer-driven! We always need enthusiastic volunteers in a range of areas: manning the registration desk, room hosting and greeting attendees at our traditional Saturday night social. Many previous volunteers have gotten more serious and joined our core organizing team! For more details, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Samuel at volunteers@podcamptoronto.com.

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