An innovative, student-led conference unpacking the relationship(s) between poverty and health, showcasing strong Toronto-based community-campus partnerships, and taking action to better understand how to affect change. This exciting event will include presentations from selected speakers in the field, joint workshops led by community and academic partners, and an innovative forum inviting all participants to take action together.

Save the date and be sure to join us on October 3, 2008.

Date: Friday, October 3, 2008
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Health Sciences Building, 155 College Street, Toronto ON

The following workshop topics will be presented by community experts and academics in partnership:
– mental health
– environment and health
– homelessness and health
– food security
– diversity and health
– income inequity

The conference focuses on building relationships, increasing understanding, and taking action.

Because we cannot affect positive, sustainable change alone!
For more information and to register (as of August 15, 2008), please visit: or email:

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Sponsored by:
Graduate Students’ Union, Local 19 of the Canadian Federation of Students
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto