Day 3 - Wednesday May 11th

Plenary Session:
Call to Action!  How Do We Work for Change and Build a National Network?
Panelists:
Patricia Cummings-Diaz, woman with lived experience, Toronto
Elisabeth Larsen, Coordinnatrice, Voisin-es,ami-es et familes, Toronto
Sheryl Lindsay, Executive Director, Sistering, Toronto
Marilyn McGrath, woman with lived experience, London
Emily Paradis, University of Toronto, Toronto
Susan Scott, Author of All Our Sisters, Calgary
Moderator: Elaine Bishop, Executive Director, North Point Douglas Women's Centre, Winnipeg    


Creating Solutions Through Stories: Challenging the Role of the Expert in the Lives of Vulnerable Women
By: Gayle Rutherford, Christine Walsh, Brigette Krieg and Community Co-researchers, Calgary, Alberta
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Municipal Leadership - From Awareness to Change
By: Devon Trowell, Karen Laverty and Jan Richardson, London, Ontario       


Weaving a Trauma- Informed Perspective into the Fabric of All Programs for/with Women Who are Homeless or at Risk of Homelessness
By: Saundra-Lynn Coulter and Susan Macphail, London, Ontario
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Health, Housing and Harm Reduction
By: Francine Vachon, Lynn Burnett and Dakota Moore, Ottawa, Ontario
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A Sheltered Life
By: Eva Kratochvil, Windsor, Ontario
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The Potential of a Community Based Participatory Action Research Network
By: Patricia Cummings-Diaz, Janet Mosher, Monique Nind and Emily Paradis Toronto, Ontario   


Diverse Barriers and Diverse Solutions: Learning With and From Aboriginal Women who have Experienced Homelessness and Incarceration
By: Brigette Krieg, Regina, Alberta, Christine Walsh, Gayle Rutherford and Community Co-Researchers, Calgary, Alberta
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Finding Yourself in Public Space
By: Heather McDonald and Delilah Deane Cummings, London, Ontario
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Sistering - Thirty Years Old – Responding to Poverty and Violence – What Have We Learned? 
By: Jane Kali, Toronto Ontario


Living Beyond Shelter: Violence Against Women, Homelessness and Advocacy
By: Ann Decter and Janet Menezes, Toronto, Ontario, Janet Holden, Belleville, Ontario,  Deborah Torre, Montreal, Quebec
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Young Moms Get Political: Outcomes of a Participatory Action Research Project Using Words, Film and Photography
By: Catherine Moravac, Alice Gorman, Katerina Cizek, Heather Frise and Rebecca Fortin, Toronto, Ontario
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Women on the Edge of Evolution: Imagining New Models of Leadership that Embrace the Divine Feminine
Wendy Goldsmith, London, Ontario


Building a National Network and Strategies for Moving Forward
Panelists:            
Pat Capponi  Toronto, Ontario
Wendy Leslie London, Ontario
Sue McGee Edmonton, Alberta
Pamela Ponic Vancouver, British Columbia
And other representatives from across the country
Moderator:      
Gita Schwartz Toronto, Ontario    


Women, Homelessness and Theatre:  A Model for Deeper Social Change
By: Louise Pitre, London, Ontario       


Closing Plenary
We Are The Change!
Panelists:
Helen Berman, Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children, University of Western Ontario, London
Elaine Bishop, Executive Director, North Point Douglas Women's Centre, Winnipeg
Lin Conover, woman with lived experience and now works in the field of Addictions and Mental Health, Winnipeg
Patricia Cumming-Diaz, woman with lived experience, Toronto
Arlene Hatch, Centre for Northern Families, Yellowknife
Elisabeth Larsen, Coordinnatrice, Viosin-es,ami-es et families, Toronto
Moderator:
Shelley Yeo, Women's Community House, London             


Closing Ceremonies
MOVING FORWARD!