WHEN WE FIRST MET CASEY HAMILTON several years ago she was a Masters student balancing her studies with non-profit and community work.
Now, newly capped as a graduate of Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies, the UBC alumna has worked tirelessly to bring some of her non-profit ventures to fruition. With no interests in slowing down, Hamilton continues to advocate for secure food systems—a philosophy that is spreading roots beyond the Okanagan valley.
Hamilton’s vision is to eradicate poverty in the Okanagan, starting by advocating for society’s less fortunate. The key is finding ways to persuade charities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and governments to work hand-in-hand, dovetail resources, and proactively help people in need.
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