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Thursday, June 16, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Storied Lives: Shifting Perspectives on Poverty is a joint research project by the Guelph and Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination, the University of Guelph’s Community Engaged Scholarship Institute, and Live Work Well Research Centre. The project aims to encourage members of the public to examine their assumptions about the causes of poverty by amplifying the voices of those experiencing poverty.

Using composite stories that highlight lived expertise and commentary from experts who work in fields related to poverty reduction, this podcast series shines a spotlight on structural factors that shape poverty in Ontario and beyond. The use of audio allows for a grounded and intimate approach to mobilizing knowledge about the intersectional experience of poverty.

Be the first to listen to these podcasts and join a panel discussion with key informants of this research.

Things to Consider:

  • Doors open at 6:30 p.m., Panel Discussion at 7 p.m., Podcast Listening at 8 p.m., with a social hour to follow at 8:30 p.m.
  • Complimentary refreshments will be provided.
  • Masks are mandatory.
  • Due to COVID-19, attendees are encouraged to bring personal headphones & mobile devices. The Storied Lives team will supply additional audio support as needed.

In order to ensure your participation at this event, please let us know the services and supports you require so we can do our best to make arrangements in advance. For more detailed information, questions or concerns, please email

Parking is available after 6 p.m. at the Macdonell lot (34 Macdonell Street) and Market Parkade (10 Wilson Street). The event venue is located in downtown Guelph and bus routes are available.


Thursday, June 16, 2022
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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10C Shared Space
42 Carden Street
Guelph, ON, N1H 3A2

Additional Info

Event is open to
U of G students, U of G faculty and staff, The public