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  • Fri Nov 9 2018 to Sat Nov 10

    GAGED HAMILTON: A PUBLIC FORUM ON ART, GENTIFRICATION, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    A collaborative, public forum examining the interlocking issues of development, arts, and gentrification in Hamilton resulting in greater knowledge and networks for activism and policy work, and with a commitment to social justice and equality. GAGED has sought community collaboration from various people and groups doing critical work in Hamilton and have shaped this program accordingly. Panels/workshops from the Disability Justice Network of Ontario, the Coalition of Black and Racialized artists, the Hamilton Tenants Solidarity Network, frontline social services/housing workers, and LGBTQ2S+ community regarding gentrification. Workshops and panels will address: the role of the arts/artists in Hamiltonís so-called renaissance; whats gentrification means for Hamiltonís Indigenous community? How can residents retain or gain access to affordable living spaces; New Hamiltonians and their perspective on development; repercussions of gentrification on women, sex workers, LGBTQ+ communities, communities of colour; gentrification and policing. the role of the University in the gentrification process; the service industry, restaurants, and gentrification.

    Location:   The Spice Factory 121 Hughson Street North, , Hamilton,

    Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara  

     

    Contact Info:    gagedhamilton.com

 

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