ABOUT LEAH DEN BOK (https://www.humanizingthehomeless.org/): Leah den Bok is a Fashion, Beauty and Portrait Photographer who spent the past six years traveling to cities throughout the world photographing and speaking with people experiencing homelessness for her project Humanizing The Homeless. The work from this project has been compiled in a book series entitled Nowhere to Call Home–Photographs and Stories of People Experiencing Homelessness, where 100% of the profits from books sales and exhibits go to local homeless shelters. Leah has won several awards, including the IDRF Youth Impact Award 2018, Murray Clerkson Award 2019, SNAP Photo Competition 2020, and the Ascend Rising Star of the Year Award 2020.
WoodGreen serves 40,000 people each year with integrated programs that work to reduce poverty and improve community health. They provide safe, affordable and supportive housing; physical and mental health services; seniors’ services promoting health, active living and independence; support for adults and children living with disabilities; financial counselling and workshops; employment and training services; child care and after-school programs; an education and employment program for single mothers; settlement services for recent immigrants and refugees; and, youth social and mental health services co-designed alongside young people.