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The Canadian Lived Experience Leadership Network (CLELN) is a collective of diverse people with lived experience of homelessness and expertise in grassroots organizing, advocacy, mentorship and peer support. CLELN works to ensure that the voices of people with lived experience are in the forefront of all matters regarding homelessness—and to eliminate homelessness and housing insecurity through research, policy, advocacy, training, and collaboration.

Nothing About Us Without Us webinar recording

January 22, 2021

On January 20, we partnered with the National Right to Housing Network to have a conversation about lived expertise of homelessness and its impact on the right to housing in …
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Statement: Network disappointed by lack of representation on National Housing Council

November 22, 2020

Today’s announcement of the National Housing Council appointments fails to include lived expertise of homelessness representation. Read the statement from CLELN’s Co-Chairs, below.   Today’s National Housing Council announcement is …
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OPEN LETTER: Lived experience voices matter

November 19, 2020

The newly formed Canadian Lived Experience Leadership Network has endorsed the Recovery for All campaign and is now calling on the federal government to support the 6-Point Plan and ensure …
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Recovery for All: Ending homelessness in Canada, once and for all

October 20, 2020

The Canadian Lived Experience Leadership Network is endorsing the Recovery for All campaign, find out why. By Debbie McGraw and Al Wiebe, Co-Chairs of the Canadian Lived Experience Leadership Network …
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