Speakers

Adri Stark

Project Manager at Park People

Adri Stark is a project manager specializing in research and policy at Park People—a Canadian charity that helps people activate the power of city parks. She is co-author of the annual Canadian City Parks Report, which tracks trends, challenges, and leading practices in parks across 32 Canadian cities. Adri has contributed to various research reports on topics including the social impacts of parks in underserved neighborhoods, and factors that elicit a sense of belonging in public space.

Adri holds a BA in Urban Studies and an MA in Human Geography from the University of Toronto, where her thesis research explored how parks and public spaces function as informal workplaces for people who collect recyclables as a source of income.

Sessions

Innovative Approaches to Addressing Homelessness

Tuesday, June 21
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM