Researcher Q&As

Arlene Hache has 25 years experience providing front-line advocacy support to Aboriginal and Inuit women and their families living in northern, remote communities. Arlene has been Executive Director of the Centre for Northern Families in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Canada for more than 20...
Bill O’Grady teaches in the Criminal Justice and Public Policy Program at the University of Guelph. His research interests focus on street-involved youth, crime and social exclusion. Where are you from and where did you study? I am from Ottawa originally and I did my BA and MA at Carleton...
Lori Criss, MSW, LSW, is an advocate for women in recovery as Chief Operating Officer of Amethyst. Amethyst is a leader in long-term, gender-competent addiction and trauma treatment for women who are homeless and their families in Central Ohio. Amethyst was founded by a group of women who were in...
Heather Lyons was part of the team that helped create Portland, Oregon’s Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness. The city’s Ten-Year Plan is credited with reducing overall street homelessness by 39 percent, and chronic homelessness by 70 percent. She chats with the HRC’s Wendy Grace Evans to share...
York University Professor Isolde Daiski, an Associate Professor with the School of Nursing in the Faculty of Health talks about her research project that looked at how the homeless see their own health needs. Research Summary
York University Professor Stephen Gaetz, Associate Dean of Research and Field Development in the Faculty of Education, talks about street youth as vicitms of crime. What is this research about? During public debates, homeless youth are often characterized as perpetrators of crime. But this focus on...