Building on the work started last year with a people’s school on affordable housing focused on building awareness and inspiring action and a community think tank about housing needs, a recent people’s school explored ways to build the research capacity of community groups to provide evidence about local needs and support their housing goals.

The StFX Extension Department, in partnership with the Strait Richmond Housing Group and the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society, co-hosted a People’s School on Housing Needs: From Research to Action on May 11 in Port Hawkesbury.

“It’s so important and valuable to have an opportunity to learn from one another, to share tools and resources. It’s a conversation we need to carry on and continue to learn together moving toward achieving our housing goals.”

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