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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.

Help revise and update the 7 Principles

October 4, 2021

Canadian Lived Experience Leadership Network is looking for People with Lived Experience of Homelessness to Contribute to Revisioning and Updating the Seven Principles   The Canadian Lived Experience Leadership Network …
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Budget 2021 falls short of ending homelessness

April 21, 2021

While Monday’s tabled federal budget commits to important investments in Canada’s National Housing Strategy, it lacks the urgency and depth of funding needed to tackle and end homelessness for everyone. …
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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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