Life Stories of Displacement

Life Stories of Displacement

By Social Development Centre WR
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We all deserve a seat at the table regarding matters that affect us!
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We all deserve a seat at the table regarding matters that affect us!

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The scarcity of not having a nice home they once had, just overall having to stress and worry.
We wish to stress the point that residents living on low income are a highly diverse population, and in a limited number of interviews, we encountered people who have post secondary education and are in precarious employment, homeowners, business-owners and low income earners, social assistance recipients and recipients of the Canada Disability Pension. We recorded the life stories thanks to the partnership with the University of Waterloo professor Brian Doucet and staff from St John Kitchen in the summer of 2019. We hope that a range of voices previously absent from the urban development planning strategies in Kitchener and Waterloo will be at the core of the affordable housing strategy planning in Waterloo Region.
41:31
November 13, 2019
If our wages stay the same but real estate keeps on going up, like where are we supposed to go?
We wish to stress the point that residents living on low income are a highly diverse population, and in a limited number of interviews, we encountered people who have post secondary education and are in precarious employment, homeowners, business-owners and low income earners, social assistance recipients and recipients of the Canada Disability Pension. We recorded the life stories thanks to the partnership with the University of Waterloo professor Brian Doucet and staff from St John Kitchen in the summer of 2019. We hope that a range of voices previously absent from the urban development planning strategies in Kitchener and Waterloo will be at the core of the affordable housing strategy planning in Waterloo Region.
1:22:42
November 12, 2019
The only way things are going to change, or people are going to see differently, is by hearing people that have lived it.
Life Stories of Displacement: We wish to stress the point that residents living on low income are a highly diverse population, and in a limited number of interviews, we encountered people who have post secondary education and are in precarious employment, homeowners, business-owners and low income earners, social assistance recipients and recipients of the Canada Disability Pension. We recorded the life stories thanks to the partnership with the University of Waterloo professor Brian Doucet and staff from St John Kitchen in the summer of 2019. We hope that a range of voices previously absent from the urban development planning strategies in Kitchener and Waterloo will be at the core of the affordable housing strategy planning in Waterloo Region.
49:33
November 6, 2019
These are the sort of stories: They have accidents, they get ill, they move away.
We wish to stress the point that residents living on low income are a highly diverse population, and in a limited number of interviews, we encountered people who have post secondary education and are in precarious employment, homeowners, business-owners and low income earners, social assistance recipients and recipients of the Canada Disability Pension. We recorded the life stories thanks to the partnership with the University of Waterloo professor Brian Doucet and staff from St John Kitchen in the summer of 2019. We hope that a range of voices previously absent from the urban development planning strategies in Kitchener and Waterloo will be at the core of the affordable housing strategy planning in Waterloo Region.
1:09:45
November 6, 2019
You can't make a building and put all the poor people in the same building.
Social Development Centre Waterloo Region supported the study 'Neighbourhood Change along LRT' by Professor Brian Doucet from the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo and recruited interviewees living on low income to participate in the oral history project about their experience of displacement in the age of gentrification. We are committed to turning up the volume on life stories that need to be a part of the affordable housing strategy planning in Waterloo Region.
1:36:33
October 23, 2019
People are moving to the periphery, people are moving out of the city.
Social Development Centre Waterloo Region supported the study 'Neighbourhood Change along LRT' by Professor Brian Doucet from the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo and recruited interviewees living on low income to participate in the oral history project about their experience of displacement in the age of gentrification. We are committed to turning up the volume on life stories that need to be a part of the affordable housing strategy planning in Waterloo Region.
1:42:41
October 23, 2019
I’m seeing all these changes but none of them are for me.
Social Development Centre Waterloo Region supported the study 'Neighbourhood Change along LRT' by Professor Brian Doucet from the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo and recruited interviewees living on low income to participate in the oral history project about their experience of displacement in the age of gentrification. We are committed to turning up the volume on life stories that need to be a part of the affordable housing strategy planning in Waterloo Region. 
44:25
October 18, 2019
Pay attention more to the people on the street
Life Stories of Displacement are meant to turn up the volume of marginalized voices in the conversations about displacement and truly affordable housing in the urban core of Kitchener and Waterloo 20109-2020. 
33:30
October 15, 2019
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