Do you live in Downtown Victoria?

March 29, 2009 at 9:58 am (Community, open house) (, , )

If you live downtown, you might want to join the Downtown Residents’ Association for a free special event, On The Front Lines: Community Solutions for Homelessness and Social Issues. Event is free, no pre-registration required, presented by the Victoria Downtown Residents’ Association.

When? Monday, March 30, 7 p.m – 9 p.m.

Where? City Hall Antechamber, Centennial Square (map)

What? A meeting for residents of Downtown/Harris Green to hear about some ground-breaking solutions for homelessness, crime, safety and other social issues that concern us all. We’ve gathered the experts who will be able to answer your questions. Join us for Silk Road Tea and snacks and an evening of informative discussion.

Schedule:
Introduction by Robert Randall, DRA
Victoria Police Department Chief Jamie Graham and Inspector Jamie Pearce on Downtown Security
Councillor Charlayne Thornton-Joe on the Mayor’s Task Force (link opens a PDF) and our homeless population
Jill Clement of the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness on the Coalition, its goals and achievements
Ken Kelly of the Downtown Victoria Business Association on the Clean and Safe Team, Con Air and the Community Court Program

Question and answer session follows

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