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Congressional Briefing on Recovery Housing

March 2017—C4 leadership and staff are participating in “Recovery Housing Briefing: Effectiveness, Challenges and Opportunities” on March 22 in the U.S. Capitol Visitor’s Center (Washington, DC). Recovery housing offers sober, safe, and healthy living environments and plays a critical role in the community fabric of housing and recovery support services.

The conference is hosted by the […]

By |March 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

TICOMETER: Tool to Measure Trauma-Informed Care in Organizations

March 2017–t3 (think. teach. transform.) announces the latest release of the TICOMETER©, a tool that measures the degree to which an organization is engaged in trauma-informed practices. It evaluates an organization’s needs and progress in implementing trauma-informed care and ensuring its sustainability. It is the first psychometrically-validated instrument that measures the levels of trauma-informed care […]

By |March 16th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

SPARC Syracuse Launches to Address Race & Homelessness

March 2017—African Americans are more likely to become homeless than people of other racial or ethnic backgrounds in Syracuse, NY and across the country. During its January Point-in-Time Count, the Housing and Homeless Coalition of Central New York found more than half of the 440 people experiencing homelessness in Onondaga County were racial and ethnic […]

By |March 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

National Conference on Ending Family & Youth Homelessness

February 2017—C4 leadership and staff are participating in the 2017 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness from February 23-24 in Houston, TX.

t3, C4’s innovative training initiative, is exhibiting throughout the conference. t3 brings skills and knowledge to the human services workforce serving the most vulnerable populations, including people who have experienced homelessness, trauma, […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Housing First: Client Centered Services Training

February 2017—Jonathan Cox, Senior Associate, is presenting during a training for permanent supportive housing staff in Georgia on February 20 and 21. He is presenting sessions on “Client Centered Services in Housing First.”

The Center for Social Innovation promotes best practices that improve the lives of marginalized and vulnerable people. We focus on complex public health […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Storytelling for Impact

January 2017—Erika Simon, Senior Multimedia Producer, is presenting during the “Promising Futures: Inaugural Peer to Peer Exchange” conference in Reston, VA from January 25-26.

She is presenting a session on “Storytelling for Impact” from 1-2:30 pm on Wednesday, January 25. She will discuss reasons for telling stories, audiences, what makes a good story and a good […]

By |January 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

10 Years of Impact

January 2017–In 2017, the Center for Social Innovation (C4) is celebrating our 10 year anniversary–a decade of promoting best practices that improve the lives of marginalized and vulnerable people.

Join us in reflecting on the research, training, technology, and products we developed over the last 10 years to help individuals, agencies, and communities deepen impact […]

By |January 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

C4’s Lonnie McAdoo Receives Award at World AIDS Day Ceremony

December 2016—Lonnie McAdoo, Trainer, received the Community Service Award at a World AIDS Day Lowell ceremony at the Lowell Community Health Center. The award acknowledges McAdoo’s contributions to improving the lives of those living with HIV/AIDS, increasing access to quality services, and advancing prevention efforts.

For more than 20 years, McAdoo has worked in the Lowell […]

By |December 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

SPARC Team Presents on Racism & HIV

December 2016—C4’s SPARC team presents during “Addressing the Intersection Between Racism & HIV” on Monday, December 12 at the California Endowment in Los Angeles, CA. The event addresses the impact of race and racism in access, engagement, and retention in HIV services beyond the lens of health disparities.

AIDS United, APLA Health, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, […]

By |December 12th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Tacoma/Pierce County Launches SPARC Initiative for Anti-Racist Homeless Systems

African Americans are more likely to become homeless than people of other racial or ethnic backgrounds in Pierce County, WA and across the country. SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities) Tacoma/Pierce County is launching a community initiative for anti-racist homeless systems with a “Community Conversation: Racial Equity & Homelessness” on Monday, December 5, 2016 from […]

By |December 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments