Title: Making research matter: A progress report on Calgary’s research agenda to end homelessness.
Corporate Author: Calgary Homeless Foundation
Subject: Housing – temporary, emergency, homelessness
Publisher: Calgary Homeless Foundation
Place of Publication: Calgary
Date of Publication: 2011
Abstract: Calgary’s 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness (10 Year Plan) was launched in 2007 by Calgary’s Committee to End Homelessness and in January of 2008, the Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) was chosen to lead its oversight and implementation. There were several key strategies in the original plan, including a strategy specific to data and research. To improve data and systems knowledge the CHF, in consultation with academic and community researchers, engaged in the first Calgary Homelessness Research Symposium to develop a three-year research agenda in 2009. In 2010, the CHF began further consultation with local researchers, in part through the second Homelessness Research Symposium. More than 75 local researchers, academics, service providers and government representatives were in attendance. Their input and feedback were instrumental in updating the original research agenda and in aligning future research priorities with the goals and strategies of the updated 10 Year Plan.
Language: English
Material Type: Report

D. HOUSING/2011 making_research_matter.pdf

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