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Authors > Crowe, Cathy

Cathy Crowe is a Canadian Street Nurse, educator, social justice activist, and filmmaker specializing in advocacy on homelessness in Canada. She is the author of Dying for a Home: Homeless Activists Speak Out and is a frequent commentator on issues related to health, homelessness, and affordable housing. Her articles have been published in The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, and NOW Magazine, as well as on rabble.ca. Cathy was an executive producer in the Home Safe documentary-film series and is the subject of the film Street Nurse, directed by Shelley Saywell. Cathy is a co-founder of numerous advocacy groups, including the Toronto Disaster Relief Committee. She previously received the Economic Justice Award Fellowship from the Atkinson Charitable Foundation and the International Human Rights Award in Nursing from the International Centre for Nursing Ethics in Amsterdam.

Besides her diploma in nursing from the Toronto General Hospital School of Nursing in 1972, her Bachelor of Applied Arts in nursing from Ryerson University in 1985, and her Master of Education (Sociology) from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in 1992, she has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Victoria, McMaster University, the University of Ottawa, York University, and the University of Windsor. Cathy received the Order of Canada in 2018 and is currently a Distinguished Visiting Practitioner in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University.

Cathy continues to fight for the right to shelter and a fully funded national housing program.

Read more at www.cathycrowe.ca

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Displacement City: Fighting for Health and Homes in a Pandemic
Edited by Greg Cook and Cathy Crowe
University of Toronto Press | Softcover | 2022 | 9781487546496
Homelessness | Active Transportation
price: $29.95 (in stock!)
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A Knapsack Full of Dreams: Memoirs of a Street Nurse
Cathy Crowe
FriesenPress | Softcover | 2019 | 9781525561955
Homelessness | Biography and Memoir
reg price: $37.95 our price: 34.16 (not in stock)
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Dying for a Home : Homeless Activists Speak Out
Cathy Crowe
Between the Lines | Softcover | 2007 | 9781897071229
Homelessness | Toronto-Area Authors
price: $26.95 (not in stock)
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