AHCP Seminar Series: Organizing Against Evictions and Encampment Clearance in Toronto

Affordable Housing Challenge Project is an initiative of the University of Toronto School of Cities. The AHCP collective brings together scholars from across the University of Toronto, who are researching issues related to housing affordability from different disciplinary perspectives, with the objective of working together to research, discuss and debate the causes, processes, policies and consequences of declining housing affordability.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 7:00-8:30pm
Via Zoom

Event Description:

Join us for a free webinar on the evening of February 16th. Participants will be discussing strategies for organizing against encampment clearance and evictions in Toronto during the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • Jesse Upton Crowe – Volunteer, Encampment Support Network Toronto
  • Emina Gamulin – Tenant Organizer, Keep Your Rent Toronto
  • Brendan Jowett – Housing Advocate and Lawyer, Neighbourhood Legal Services and board member, Federation of Metro Tenants’ Associations
  • Philip Zigman – Co-Creator, http://www.torontocovidevictions.com, renovictionsto.com
  • Moderated by Emily Power, MSc Planning Candidate, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto

Instructions for Attending the Webinar (via Zoom):

Password and details to access the seminar will be emailed out ahead of the event. Note, you must register for this event on Eventbrite here to receive your access password.

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Update: Event recording available now