Social Service Worker, 2009
Youth Worker, Respite.com
Kathi Curtin-Williams is a social worker and community organizer, specializing on issues of homelessness, poverty and food security in the city of Peterborough. A recipient of two Civic Awards from the city of Peterborough for her volunteerism, she consistently goes beyond the job of a social worker, immersing herself in social issues and becoming a leader who has a vision for change. Co-founder of the Peterborough Pet Food Bank (which has assisted over 20,000 pets since its inception in 2013), and The Livingroom drop in centre, Curtin-Williams is able to bring community partners together to work towards a common goal.