Can homelessness be solved? Classes Without Quizzes explores why it’s possible


Western University’s popular complimentary lecture series, Classes Without Quizzes, returns for a new season on October 26, as Abe Oudshoorn, professor of nursing and psychiatry, presents, “Homelessness: A Solvable Problem”.

Complicated health and social challenges are often perceived as a permanent and inevitable part of our cultures. In this lecture Oudshoorn, will present evidence that homelessness is actually a relatively new phenomenon in Canada, and one for which there are proven solutions. He will speak to work currently being done here in London, and the promise of ending homelessness in our communities.

Lecturer: Abe Oudshoorn, nursing and psychiatry professor, Western University

Date: Monday, October 26

Time: 7:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm)

Location: Stevenson Hunt Room, Central Branch, London Public Library, 251 Dundas Street

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At Classes Without Quizzes events, members of the London area can enjoy monthly topical and entertaining lectures from some of Western’s top faculty.

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