Trent University's Lady Eaton College is sponsoring Part II of a series of public lectures concerning social issues in Peterborough and the community. The series entitled, "Trent University and Peterborough: Connecting Communities," will feature front-line workers, community leaders and activists discussing topics pertinent this area such as services for the disabled and marginalized youth.
The first lecture is scheduled for Wednesday, February 27 at 7 p.m. in the Lady Eaton College Senior Common Room and features Dianne Austin, Executive Director, Community Living, Peterborough. Ms. Austin will speak on, "The Developmentally Disabled: The challenges of trying to fit into our community."
On Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m., Melinda Rees, Legal Aid Lawyer, Peterborough, will speak on, "Poverty and the Justice System: Access to the legal system for low income people." This lecture will be held in the Lady Eaton College Senior Common Room.
The third and final lecture features David Haw, Director, Youth Emergency Shelter, Peterborough, who will speak on "Street Kids: Working with marginalized youth." This lecture will take place on Monday, March 11 at 7 p.m. in the LEC Senior Common Room.
These free lectures are sponsored by Lady Eaton College and are open to the public.
For more information on the lecture series,
contact Lady Eaton College at 705.748.1322.
For more information on the lecture series, contact Lady Eaton College at 705.748.1322.