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Media Advisory: Plan to prevent and end youth homelessness in Calgary gets a refresh

Homeless youth in Calgary receive greater support and success through collective impact and community collaboration

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(businesspress24) - CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/04/17 -- Members of Calgary''s Youth Homeless-Serving System of Care will be gathering May 5 to launch the 2017 refresh of the Calgary Plan to Prevent and End Youth Homelessness. This new plan focuses on a housing-first approach, and identifies four main priorities with prevention as the most critical. Today, Government, sector leaders, Indigenous representatives and front-line workers will collaborate to prioritize and examine new objectives and improved approaches to supporting and prioritizing our city''s most vulnerable youth.


Media are invited.

There will be interview and photo opportunities during the media scrum from 9:30-10:00 am.

The Hon. Irfan Sabir will be available for interview and photo opportunities from 9:15-9:30am.

About I Heart Home

The I Heart Home initiative is a catalyst and enabler for Calgary''s Homeless-Serving System of Care which helps to inspire and coordinate our Homeless-serving agencies and optimize client success. Through mobilization of collective impact, I Heart Home fosters and empowers homeless-serving agencies, the private sector, government partners, local communities, the faith community, other foundations and all Calgarians in our shared vision of ending homelessness in our city. For more information, visit

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Calgary Homeless Foundation
Joel Sinclair
Manager, Marketing and Communications
Media Line: 403.615.7607

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Date: 05/04/2017 - 17:01
Language: English
News-ID 1502538
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