Join Dr. Carolyn Whitzman for a virtual talk on housing needs across Canada and the human rights implications of the current affordability crisis.
Carolyn Whitzman is a professor, writer, researcher, and housing and social policy consultant currently working as the Expert Advisor and Outreach Coordinator for the Housing Assessment Resource Tools (HART) project, based at UBC Housing Research Collaborative. She is the author, co-author or editor of five books related to ‘the right to the city’ in both a contemporary and historical perspective, including Clara at the Door with a Revolver: the scandalous Black suspect, the respectable white son, and the murder that shocked Toronto; Building Inclusive Cities: Women’s Safety and the Right to the City; and Suburb, Slum, Urban Village: Transformations in a Toronto’s Parkdale Neighbourhood 1875-2002. She is also the author or co-author of over 50 book chapters, articles and published conference presentations on housing policy, children’s independent mobility, women’s safety, and disability rights. She frequently provides policy advice to local, state and national government and to the UN.
- Carolyn Whitzman, Expert Advisor HART