Conference Presentations


2019 Best Practice Conference Presentations

9:00 a.m

Housing Stability and Support for Older Adults (no slides); Catherine MacDonald, Matt Jones, Annie Rhodes, Katina Williams

Homelessness 101; Aaron Shoemaker

Volunteer Engagement: The Big WHY; Vanessa Diamond

Best Practices in Homeless Outreach; Christine Elwell

10:30 a.m.

Building an Anti-Racist Organization I/II; Adar Ayira

Introduction to Trauma-Informed Care; Olivya Wilson

Partnering with Health System Social Workers (no slides); Alex Burrows

What does home mean to you? (no slides); Gigi Amateau, Christopher Rashad Green


Regional Housing Framework Overview, Jovan Burton

Keyonte: Cross-sector Partnerships in Ending Homelessness (no slides); Erik Johnston, DHCD

1:45 p.m.

Buidling an Anti-Racist Organization I/II; Adar Ayira

Criminal Justice 101; DeVon Simmons

Youth LGBTQ; CasSandra Calin

Public Health: Hepatitis A Outbreaks; Melissa Viray and Angela Myrick-West


2018 Best Practices Conference Presentations

Ann Oliva, Keynote

Bob Newman, Effective Tools for Visionary Leadership

Katina Williams, Financial Security Among Low-Wage Workers

Michael Wong, Partnering with Redevelopment and Housing Authorities to End Homelessness

Kristi Schulenberg, Housing First: Ready, Set, Action!

Gigi Amateau, Social Connectedness and Optimal  Well-Being

Nelson Revely, Working Towards Regional Transit

DeVon Simmons, Criminal Justice 101

Gigi Amateau & Christopher Rashad Green, Racial Equity Concepts and Tools

Georgi Fisher & Teresa Sizemore-Hernandez, Accessing Social Security and Healthcare for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Christie Marra & Pat Levy-Lavelle, Tenant Rights 

Lorena McDowell, Shared Housing 

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