SPARC Columbus Launches Initiative for Anti-Racist Homeless Systems

November 2016–In Franklin County, Ohio, African Americans make up 73% of families served in homeless shelters, yet are only 22% of the general population. SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities) Columbus is launching a community initiative for anti-racist homeless systems with a “Conversation about Racism & Homelessness” on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. […]

Racism & Homelessness Activities Kick Off in Dallas

November 2016—Jeff Olivet, CEO, and Marc Dones, Associate of Equity Initiatives & Diversity, are conducting a training and participating in a community meeting addressing racism and homelessness in Dallas, TX from November 17-18 in partnership with Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance and United Way of Metropolitan Dallas.

Olivet and Dones are training staff and leadership in the […]

Housing & Peer Respite Presentation

November 2016—Jeff Olivet, C4 CEO, is participating in the “Privacy, Pets, & Possibilities: Making Integrated Care Work” conference in Boston, MA on Tuesday, November 15.

He presents during a breakout session on “Housing, Peer Respite, and Other Holistic Care” from 3:45-4:45 pm along with Cynthia Piltch of Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Micah […]

C4 Staff Present at Runaway & Homeless Youth Conference

November 2016—C4’s Ayala Livny, Trainer, and Marc Dones, Associate for Equity Initiatives & Diversity, lead a pre-conference institute on discrimination and homelessness at the 2016 National Runaway and Homeless Youth Grantees Conference in St. Petersburg, FL on Monday, November 14 from 1:00-5:00 pm.

The conference is sponsored by the Family and Youth Services Bureau and […]

Innovative Substance Use Prevention

November 2016—Kathleen Ferreira, Director of Research & Evaluation, is presenting at the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health 27th Annual Conference on Friday, November 11. She joins Young People in Recovery’s Justin Luke Riley in discussing “Project Amp: An Innovative Intervention for Substance Use Prevention” from 10:15-11:45 am.

The conference is hosted by the […]

Power of Technology

November 2016— Jeff Olivet, C4 CEO, is presenting about the power of technology to speed the journey from research to practice at the National Institute of Mental Health Director’s Innovation Speaker Series in Bethesda, MD on Thursday, November 10.

The Center for Social Innovation promotes best practices that improve the lives of marginalized and vulnerable people. […]

C4 Staff Attend White House Convening on Opioid Crisis

November 2016—Jeff Olivet, CEO, and Livia Davis, Vice President, attend a White House “Convening on Pay for Success and the Opioid Crisis” on November 3 in Washington, DC. They join other leaders involved in the opioid crisis and the Pay for Success model to explore state and local tools to address opioid use disorders.

The convening […]

C4 Staff Present at Homelessness Conference in Canada

November 2016—Rachel Ehly, t3 Managing Director, presents during the 2016 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in London, Ontario. She will share information about a partnership between t3 and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) during “Introducing the CAEH Training & Technical Assistance Program” on Wednesday, November 2 from 10:00-11:30 am.

t3, C4’s innovative training institute, […]