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NIMBY to Neighbour

It’s almost YIMBY Week 2021! To prepare, we are sharing some additional resources that will help you champion YIMBYism within your own network. First, Your Why First, it’s important to know your why. Our “official” why is “because...

YIMBY Week – Humanizing Homelessness

Earlier this year, I saw the tweet pictured here: “You have more in common with every homeless person than with any billionaire. Pass it along.” And the response: “People want to believe this isn’t true, but it is. It’s far more likely...

Are YOU a YIMBYer?

Later this month, Redwood will launch Barrie’s first YIMBY week, and all YIMBYers are invited! What’s YIMBY? YIMBY stands for “Yes In My Back Yard” and it is a social movement that has risen up in cities all over North America to combat...

3 Myths About Homelessness

​Doing this work, we’ve learned a lot about homelessness. Coming face to face with individuals has sometimes challenged our unconscious ideas of what homelessness looks like. Sometimes, still, we come up against some misconceptions that can distract from the...