Discarded People

When I write about the Downtown Eastside (DTES), I generally try to capture stories of hope and humanity. However – hope is harder to come by in a neighbourhood that keeps getting darker – a neighbourhood plagued by systemic inequities and injustices. For the last 14 years, my students and I have volunteered on Vancouver’s […]

Discarded People

“Every society says the outsiders are the problem, but the outsiders are not the problem. The urge to create the outsiders is the problem”

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