Gabriel Chen is the Homeless Outreach Program Lawyer at Calgary Legal Guidance and provides free legal services to individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Gabriel was named one of Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2012 by Avenue Magazine Calgary and received the 2014 Arthur R. Smith Award for service to Calgary’s homeless population. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Calgary John Howard Society and is a sessional instructor with the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Social Work and Alberta bar course.
“A car is not a home. The street is not a home. A shelter is not a home. People of every age, ability, and background need and deserve a safe place to go home to. Homelessness destroys hope, but we can RESOLVE to end it. Let’s bring hope back to our community.”Gabriel Chen