McCauley: A Caring Community – Conversations on Social Housing was launched on January 31, 2017 at Studio 96. About 40 community members came out to see the video for the first time, and the reception was very positive. Offers are already coming in to have the film screened in classrooms, meetings, and with organizations. Thank… Continue reading Community Launch
Here is the official trailer for McCauley: A Caring Community – Conversations on Social Housing. We’re making final edits to the film and aiming for a December release date.
Brian Mason is the MLA for Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood, as well as the Minister of Infrastructure and Minister of Transportation. He took some time out of his busy schedule to discuss McCauley and issues of social housing in the neighbourhood, and throughout the city.
Most of the interviews and much of the editing of the film’s rough cut have been completed. We’re waiting on a couple of more interviews with some notable Edmonton politicians, and then the rough cut will be complete. More soon – we hope!
Shauna Forsyth is a McCauley homeowner, part of the Community League, and has family roots in the area.
Mike Van Boom is the Vice President of the McCauley Community League and the Housing Ambassador with the Interfaith Housing Initiative.
Todd Janes is an artist, a McCauley homeowner, and the Chair of the Revitalization Steering Committee.
Jim Gurnett is a former McCauley resident who is a social activist with a passion for housing advocacy.
Teresa Spinelli is the owner and President of The Italian Centre. Her family encompasses three generations of McCauley-ites, and whose generosity is known throughout the city.
Bob McKeon has lived in McCauley for over 35 years, has worked with a variety of initiatives involving housing and social justice, and currently lives in cooperative housing.