Alan was the social policy analyst for The Salvation Army’s Social Policy & Parliamentary Unit for over 12 years up until April 2019. He has an academic background in town planning and economics and has been involved in Auckland local government for over 20 years both as a politician and bureaucrat. He is also CPAG’s spokesperson for housing.
Professor Peter O’Connor
Peter is an internationally recognised expert in applied theatre and drama education. His research focuses on applied theatre in marginalised and vulnerable communities. It has led to developing cutting-edge models of interdisciplinary praxis that explore the nexus of critical and creative pedagogies, aesthetics and social justice.
Dr Sarah-Jane Paine
Sarah-Jane is a Senior Lecturer at Te Kupenga Hauora Māori and Co-Director of the Tamaiora Research Group. She holds science degrees from the University of Otago and a PhD in Public Health from Massey University. Her area of research expertise is in the quantitative investigation of ethnic inequities in health and the determinants of health across the life-course.
With special guest MC – Dr Hinemoa Elder
Venue: Mt Eden War Memorial Hall
Tickets: $10 low income, $20 middle income, $30 high income
**Please arrive from 11am for informal networking, brunch will be served at 11.30am, speakers to start at 12pm ***