TPINFP Episode 10:
COVID Series, Part I: Don Seymour, Wesley
In this series, Mike connects with non-profit leaders to illuminate the impacts of the pandemic on our most vulnerable community members, while paying homage to the generosity and dedication of our local social service frontline workers. In this episode, Mike speaks with Don Seymour, executive director at Wesley, a Hamilton agency that provides a broad range of supports to some of our community’s most marginalized people. They discuss social determinants of health, unprecedented levels of cooperation between frontline agencies and public health, and how the pandemic continues to reveal the gaps in our social safety net.