Seminar offers take on poverty

The issue of poverty in Nanaimo takes centre stage at a workshop Sunday (March 18).

The issue of poverty in Nanaimo takes centre stage at a workshop Sunday (March 18).

Presenters John Horn, City of Nanaimo social planner, Sandy Mclean, with Harris House, and Kevan Griffith, with the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Balmoral House low-barrier housing program, will share their knowledge of the different aspects of poverty in Nanaimo – who it affects and how, and what is being done to alleviate it.

The workshop runs from 1-2:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church Hall on Wesley Street.

For information, please call 250-758-0966.