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Spring Symposium: Race & Homelessness – Videos, Photos & Podcast

On Wednesday, April 04, 2018, Friendship Place held its annual Education & Advocacy Symposium on the topic of Race & Homelessness. If you were unable to join us, you can find materials from the event here, including photos, short videos, and a Mix Cloud podcast by EZ Street.

Videos Recaps




About the event

People of color are alarmingly over-represented in the homeless population, in both the DC area and the nation as a whole. Regional and national experts explore concrete strategies for dismantling the racial inequities that created and continue to perpetuate this disparity.

Moderator: Sasha-Ann Simons, WAMU

Amanda Andere, Chief Executive Officer, Funders Together to End Homelessness
Brittani Manzo, Policy Advisor, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
Kathryn Monet, Chief Executive Officer, National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
Marc Dones, Project Director, Center for Social Innovation
Nan Roman, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Alliance to End Homelessness
Sara Simone, Case Manager, Friendship Place

For more information, please contact Gelila Getaneh, ggetaneh@friendshipplace.org.

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