Announcing the Third National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness, June 17th-19th, 2019 in NYC at NYU

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Information on our First Annual Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness in 2016 is below


Point Source Youth is pleased to announce our First National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness—Launching Solutions and Systems that Work, in collaboration with the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research and the NYU Silver School of Social Work and sponsored by the National Alliance to End Homelessness.

June 19th & 20th, 9am–4pm, the Rosenthal Pavilion at Kimmel Center, New York University.


Event Organizers

The conference will include panels on The Federal Response to Youth Homelessness, Rapid Rehousing, Keys to Strengthening Youth Homeless Systems, Innovations in High Impact Job Training, Short Term Host Homes, New Youth Homeless Demographic Trends, and the Role of Philanthropy in Funding Homeless Youth Work.

5.25 Continuing Education Credits Available, $15 additonal processing fee applies


Steven Banks, Commissioner, New York City Human Resources Administration / Department of Social Services, Dennis Culhane, University of Pennsylvania, Jasmine Hayes, US Interagency Council on Homelessness, Brett Esders, US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Mishaela Duran, US Department of Health and Human Services, Admin. for Children and Families, Eva Thibaudeau, Houston CoC, Jama Shelton,Hunter College, Martin Houghton-Brown, Depaul UK, Ryan Berg, Avenues for Homeless Youth, Cathy ten Broeke, Minnesota State Director to Prevent and End Homelessness, Nicole Giannone, Ali Forney Center, Matthew Morton, Voices of Youth Count, Maryanne Schretzman, The Center for Innovation through Data Intelligence - NYC Office of the Mayor, Sara Goldrick-Rab, Temple University, Ian Ellasante, True Colors Fund, Jeanette Ruffins, Bailey House, Nadim Matta, Rapid Results Insitute, Michael Braithwaite, Raising the Roof Canada, Jerry Peterson, Ruth Ellis Center, Mindy Mitchell, National Alliance to End Homelessness, Craig Hughes, The New York Coalition for Homeless Youth, Justin Sage-Passant, Eva's Family Reconnect Program, Caitlin Schnur, Heartland Alliance, Paul Toro, Wayne State University

PLanning committee

Dennis Culhane, Professor, Dana & Andrew Stone Chair in Social Policy, 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
Jama Shelton, Assistant Professor, Hunter College
Mindy Mitchell, Program and Policy Analyst, National Alliance to End Homelessness
Larry Cohen, Executive Director, Point Source Youth


The National Alliance to End Homelessness


The True Colors Fund  
The Supportive Housing Network of New York
The Ali Forney Center
The New York Coalition for Homeless Youth
New York City Employment and Training Coalition
Bailey House
Covenant House
The Door

Presented with Support From Deutsche Bank

5.25 Continuing Education (CE) credits available. $15 additional processing fee applies.