Eric Weissman, Ph.D. knows what it’s like to be homeless. Now an advocate for people experiencing homelessness, addiction and mental illness, he shares his life story and views on the need for low-barrier housing and changing attitudes.
An educator, speaker, researcher, policy shaper and filmmaker, his critical work examines the causes and potential solutions for homelessness across North America.
In this powerful episode of Chatter That Matters, Eric shares his personal story, how he overcame his addiction, and why his life’s mission is to open eyes, hearts and policy to help people access affordable housing and learn the skills they need to stay housed.
Marketing Hall of Legends and Canadian Marketing and PR Hall of Fame inductee Tony Chapman hosts Chatter That Matters. Each week Tony shares a story of someone who overcomes circumstances to chase their dreams and change their world and ours for the better.
Positivity and possibility to counter the negativity and the growing sense of impossibility.
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