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SCHEDULE

Check out the event program here!

Friday February 23rd, 2018

  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM: ARRIVAL @ SMITH BUONANNO RM 101

  • 6 PM - 7:20 PM: DINNER & INTRODUCTION @ SMITH BUONANNO RM 107

    • Welcoming remarks

  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM: KEYNOTE: SAM TSEMBERIS @ METCALF FRIEDMAN AUDITORIUM

    • A talk on the housing first model, with a time for questions afterwards

  • 9:15 PM - 11 PM: TRIVIA @ SMITH BUONANNO RM 107

 

Saturday February 24th, 2018

  • 9 AM - 9:30 AM: BREAKFAST @ MACMILLAN 115

    • Bagels, granola bars, fruit, coffee, assorted juices

  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: OUTLINING OUR ROLE @ MACMILLAN 115

    • Short presentations from student organizations explaining their service efforts 

    • Breakfast still available

  • 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM: STUDENT GUIDED BREAKOUT SESSIONS @ ASSIGNED LOCATIONS

  • 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM: WORKSHOP 1 @ ASSIGNED LOCATIONS

    • Criminalization of Homelessness

    • Naloxone Training

    • Thinking Constelationally

    • Youth and LGBTQ Homelessness

  • 1 PM - 1:45 PM: LUNCH @ THAYER ST

  • 2 PM - 3:30 PM: WORKSHOP 2 @ ASSIGNED LOCATIONS

    • Effective Street Outreach 1

    • Effective Street Outreach 2

    • Trafficking, Gender, and Homelessness

    • Self Care in Public Service

  • 4 PM - 6 PM: KEYNOTE: DR. JAMES O'CONNELL @ MACMILLAN RM 117

    • A talk on effective street outreach led by Dr. James O'Connell, President of Boston Healthcare for the Homeless and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

    • A time for questions afterwards

  • 6 PM - 7 PM: Student GUIDED BREAKOUT SESSION @ ASSIGNED LOCATIONS

  • 7:10 PM - 8:20 PM: DINNER @ ROBERT CENTER, PETTERUTI LOUNGE

  • 8:30 PM - 11 PM: HOPEFEST: A BENEFIT CONCERT @ THE UNDERGROUND

    • Performances by some of Brown's best bands!  

 

Sunday February 25th, 2018

  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM: BREAKFAST @ MACMILLAN 115

  • 10:10 AM - 11:30 AM: WORKSHOP 3 @ ASSIGNED LOCATIONS

    • Trauma-Informed Care

    • Media Advocacy

    • Social Entrepreneurship

    • Legal Needs of Homeless Students

  • 12 PM - 12:30 PM: CLOSING @ MACMILLAN 117

    • Closing Remarks by President Christina Paxson

In February of 2018, Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere (HOPE) is hosting the first annual Summit on Homelessness and Poverty (SHP). SHP aims to open up a venue for collaboration, discussion, and community building among students and student-led organizations doing innovative anti-poverty work across the country. This summit will serve as a unique opportunity for students to share our best practices and improve the quality of services we collectively provide. 

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 SPEAKERS

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 ABOUT

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ATTENDEES

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Boston University Medical School

Brown University

Columbia University

University of Connecticut

Duke University                            

  • Coalition for Alleviating Poverty         

Harvard University

New York University

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

University of North Carolina

Philadelphia-area Universities

University of Rhode Island

Vanderbilt University

Yale University

 

SUMMIT 

HOMELESSNESS & POVERTY

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Bringing together student-led organizations that serve people experiencing homelessness

*Sponsored by the Urban Studies Department

Feb 23-25, 2018 | Brown University

Providence photo credit to Brown University Sophomore, Jack Hegarty 

 
 
 
 
 

Summit on Homelessness and Poverty

Feb 23 - 25, 2018 | Brown University

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GET INVOLVED!

Dr. Sam Tsemberis

Developed the Housing First Model, CEO of Pathways to Housing Institute and Faculty Department of Psychiatry, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Medical Center

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