Trent Press Release


January 31, 2002

Lecture series focuses on local social issues

A series of public lectures concerning social issues in Peterborough and the community are being held next month at Trent University. The series is entitled, "Trent University and Peterborough: Connecting Communities," will feature front-line workers, community leaders and activists discussing topics pertinent to this area such as affordable housing.

The next lecture is scheduled for Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. in the Lady Eaton College Senior Common Room. Rosemary O'Donnell, Manager of the Housing and Resource Centre will speak on, "Homelessness and Housing Insecurity: A Growing Crisis at Your Doorstep."

On February 11 at 7 p.m., John Martyn, Director of the Peterborough Community Housing Development Corporation, will speak on, "Making Affordable Housing Happen: An Emerging Solution." This lecture will be held in the Lady Eaton College 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.

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Distribution: Peterborough, Regional


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