Laura Shaver

Laura Shaver (@shaverlaura4) is a member of the Crackdown podcast editorial board.

She’s been on methadone for nearly 20 years. She is a drug user activist and organizer and has served in leadership positions with the British Columbia Association of People on Methadone and the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users. Laura is the Peer Navigator Coordinator at the BC Centre on Substance Use and has won several awards for her work in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community, where she lives.

Laura Shaver provided editorial support on the 2019 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Award-winning episode of Crackdown : "Change Intolerance."