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Yes to the City: Millennials and the Fight for Affordable Housing

This is an evening talk with Dr. Max Holleran (University of Melbourne) about the growing Yes In My Backyard (YIMBY) housing movement in North America. Join us for a fun and thought-provoking conversation about YIMBYs, and the causes – and solutions – to the current affordable housing crisis in Toronto and beyond.

Event Details:

5:30 – 6:00 | Pre-Talk Social and Trivia

Come by for a pre-talk social with pizza and kombucha (millennial favourites!). We will also be holding a YIMBY trivia game with a chance to win a signed copy of Max’s book.

6:00 – 7:00 | Book Talk and Q&A

Max will speak about his book and take questions from the audience.

7:00 – 7:30 | Mingle and Meet the Author

This event is hosted by a Manchester-Melbourne-Toronto Research Partnership & the University of Toronto School of Cities City Visions Book Series.