Voices from the Street Speakers Bureau
Voices from the street provides economically, politically and socially marginalized individuals from diverse backgrounds an opportunity to bring their voices and perspectives to decision-making bodies that shape public policy. graduates from the program are part of a speakers bureau that creates opportunities for members to advocate for societal change and reduce stigma and discrimination. Members are able to speak on a various topics related to poverty, mental health issues, addictions, homelessness, domestic violence and newcomer issues.
This video displays the impact of our leadership program and the changes that participants encounter to regain independence in their lives.
Created by Kyle Rogers
Credit: Atkinson Foundation