StudentDwell+ Speaker Bios 

Melissa Goldstein
Advocate, Affordable Housing and Homelessness; Rooming House Preservation Policy Researcher and Organizer, Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust

Melissa Goldstein is an affordable housing and homelessness advocate and Rooming House Preservation Policy Researcher and Organizer at the Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust, where she is leading an initiative to develop community-based policy solutions to preserve the city's supply of affordable dwelling room stock and better protect low-income tenants. She has more than a decade of housing-related experience through roles with TCHC, Wellesley Institute, Houselink Community Homes, Toronto Drop-In Network and various housing advocacy groups, including Housing Action Now. She holds an MES from York University. 

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