Housing is a human right

Housing is a human right

What would happen if housing were enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms? One activist’s inside account of the radical new fight to end homelessness.

"In 1996, fresh out of high school, I co-founded the Calgary chapter of the anti-poverty activist group Food Not Bombs, together with a group of youth active in the local punk music scene. We collected donations of food and served vegetarian meals to the hungry and homeless in front of City Hall, an outdoor soup-kitchen and weekly protest rolled into one..."

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MAGAZINE: This Magazine
VOLUME: Published online August 20, 2014
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014
LOCATION: Canada