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Early Bird Registration Extended to Friday March 16h!

The Second Annual National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness will be held on April 30th, 2018 from 8am-5pm with a Reception from 6-8pm and May 1st, 2018, from 8am-3pm at the Rosenthal Pavilion at New York University, including panels and break-out sessions on:

Income Now for Youth, Family Strengthening Best Practices, Rapid Re-housing for Youth, Innovations in High Impact Job Training, Short-Term Host Homes, Youth Voices on the Need for Housing First, Cutting Edge Data on the Number of Youth Experiencing Homelessness, Lessons Learned from the AIDS Movement, Philanthropy and Access to Funding, Youth Homelessnes and HIV/AIDS, Healthcare as Housing, and more!

Scholarships available! Please contact to apply.
The symposium will offer up to 12 CE contact hours, pending approval.

Rooms are blocked for us at the Washington Square Hotel and are available until March 30 at discounted rates for Sunday, April 29, Monday, April 30, and Tuesday, May 1.  You can register here.  For additional hotels near the conference venue please look here and here (ask for the NYU rate)




Stephen Gaetz
Director of the Canadian
Observatory on Homelessness,
Homeless Hub


Sophie Rose-Cadle
Youth Advisor + Advocate,
Point Source Youth


Ruby Corado
Executive Director,
Casa Ruby


Marc Dones
Equity Initiatives + Diversity,
Center for Social Innovation


Ronald Johnson
Co-founder and Board President,
Point Source Youth


Dennis Culhane
University of Pennsylvania


Mindy Mitchell
Program + Policy Analyst,
National Alliance to End Homelessness


Nadja Bentley
Research Consultant,
Point Source Youth


Louis Ortiz-Fonseca
Director, LGBTQ Health and Rights, Advocates for Youth


Eric Rice
Associate Professor, University of Southern California

Eva Thibaudeau
Director of Programs, Houston Coalition for the Homeless


Matthew Mortin,
Principal Investigator,
Voices of Youth Count, Chapin Hall 


Planning Committee


Dennis Culhane, Professor, University of Pennsylvania and Director of Research, VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans

Deborah Padgett, Professor of Social Work and Global Public Health and McSilver Faculty Fellow, NYU Silver School of Social Work

Ronald Johnson, Point Source Youth Co-Founder and Board Char, AIDS United, GMHC, the Office of the Mayor of NYC, Co-Founding Board Member of Hetrick Martin

Stephen Gaetz, Professor and Director of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (Homeless Hub)

Nadja Bentley, National Youth Forum & PSY Youth Research Associate

Sophie Rose-Cadle, Point Source Youth Youth Consultant

Marcelle Dion, Point Source Youth Research & Youth Consultant

Jama Shelton, Assistant Professor, Hunter College

Mindy Mitchell, Program and Policy Analyst, National Alliance to End Homelessness

Michelle R. Munson, LMSW, PhD, Associate Professor, Silver School of Social Work

Alison Hurst, Executive Director, Safe Place for Youth

Larry Cohen, Executive Director, Point Source Youth