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Schedule Announced for New York Homeless Policy Forum 2015

New York Homeless Policy Forum 2015 Jointly Sponsored by Baruch College’s Narendra Paul Loomba School of Management and Care for the Homeless, Wednesday, April 8, at Baruch College, Newman Library, Room 750, 151 East 25th Street (bet. Lexington and 3rd Ave.)
9-9:25 a.m.- Registration, Coffee and Networking
9:25-9:30  a.m.-Welcome-Introductions
9:30-9:40 a.m.-Presentation: Homeless Issues in New York City, Where Do We Stand?
9:40-10:40 a.m.- Scope, Scale and Overview of Homeless Issues in NYC This plenary panel will serve as both an introduction to homeless policy issues in NYC, and explore the challenges. Presentation will include analysis of how many people are homeless or at risk in New York City, the context of the current crisis, NYC’s “right to shelter” and unique issues of homeless in NYC and discussion of what we’re doing right and wrong.
10:50-11:50 a.m.- Panel:Stigmatization, Criminalization and Attacks On Homeless People Panel will explore how and why we stigmatize homeless people…

Panels Announced for New York Homeless Policy Forum 2015, Register Today!

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The New York Homeless Policy Forum 2015, cosponsored by Care for the Homeless and Baruch College, will feature NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and City Department of Homeless Services Commissioner Gilbert Taylor, as well as leading advocates, policy-makers and clients. We are pleased to announce the following program of panels. Register today!

Scope, Scale and Overview of Homelessness in New York City Serving as an introduction to homelessness in NYC, this presentation will include analysis of how many people are homeless or at risk in New York City, the context of the current crisis, NYC’s “right to shelter” and unique issues of homelessness in NYC.
Stigmatization, Criminalization and Attacks On Homeless People This panel will explore how and why we stigmatize homeless people and how the everyday activities of low-income and people experiencing homelessness are effected by stigmatization. Delving into societal attitudes towards poor and marginalized peoples, panelists will d…

Join Care for the Homeless and Baruch College for the 2015 Homeless Policy Forum!

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Join Care for the Homeless and Baruch College for the 2015 New York Homeless Policy Forum, a day of panels addressing issues in homeless and housing policy in New York City. Leading advocates, policy-makers, service providers and clients of the shelter system will discuss topics such as issues facing children in the shelter system, experiences of living in the shelter system and the low-income affordable housing market.

Featuring special guest City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Department of Homeless Services Commissioner Gilbert Taylor. Have questions? Please email policy@cfhnyc.org
Register here. When? Wednesday, April 8th from 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Where? Newman Library, Baruch College Room 750, 151 East 25th Street (bwtn 3rd Ave and Lexington Avenue) SUBWAY: N, Q, R (23rd Street) or 6 (23rd Street) Please register to attend.  Light refreshments and lunch will be served.