HPRI Virtual Research Symposium: “Improving Homelessness Outreach”

On Tuesday, September 28th, the Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI) hosted a Virtual Research Symposium to provide a space for researchers, policymakers and providers to learn about and discuss research findings and best practices for homelessness outreach. The program began with a research presentation on service user perspectives on homelessness outreach. Following the presentation, Va Lecia Adams Kellum, President & CEO of St. Joseph Center moderated a panel with researchers, service providers, and people with lived expertise.

Presenters and Panelists:

  • Lynden Bond, Ph.D. Candidate, New York University’s Silver School of Social Work
  • John Helyar, Senior Manager, HOPICS
  • Erika Hartman,Executive Director, Safe Place for Youth
  • Veronica Morrison, Peer Specialist, St. Joseph Center
  • Sara Wilson, SELAH Neighborhood Homeless Coalition
  • Peter Malvan, Urban Justice Center

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Watch the highlight reel here, or view the full event here.

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