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Carissa Halton

Carissa Halton
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Carissa Halton is an author, speaker and facilitator who explores how we find connection and hope in our communities. Her writing has appeared in many publications including Alberta Venture, Today's Parent and The Globe and Mail, and her essays are included in the anthologies In This Together and Broadview Anthology of Expository Prose.

Little Yellow House: Finding Community in a Changing Neighbourhood is a series of poignant and honest stories that introduce readers to Carissa's neighbours— cat rescuers and murder victims, community activists and sex workers. Each one helped her discover the beauty, tragedy and power of compassion in her notorious neighbourhood.