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Alexis Mavro

MPH: Social Inequities and Health

Born and raised in Toronto. Graduated from the University of Toronto in 2011 with an honours B.A double major in Women and Gender Studies and Equity Studies and a minor in Sociology. Recently graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Masters in Public Health, Social Inequities and Health stream. There I worked with critical theory focusing most of my research on intravenous drug use and the implementation and expansion of harm reduction programs such as sae injection sites. I currently live in Toronto.

How One Toronto Art Piece Shines A Light On Homelessness

Over the past decade, Canada has seen a proliferation of high quality, thoughtful research on homelessness. We now know that homelessness is caused by a combination of individual and systemic factors from unemployment and disability, to lack of coordinated services and a hostile housing market. While the solutions to homelessness are complex, the cause is simple: a lack of affordable housing.
02/08/2016 12:34 EST