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C4 Expert Presents at National Black Child Development Institute Conference

C4’s Katie Volk, Project Director, is presenting at the National Black Child Development Institute Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas on Sunday, October 14.

Volk and Carmela DeCandia, Psy.D. of Artemis Associates are presenting about “Developing a Neurodevelopmental Ecological Tool: Bridging the Gaps in Community-Based Practice” from 8-10 am. Volk and DeCandia have been leading the […]

By |October 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

C4 Expert Presents at “Coming Together for Action” Conference

Molly Richard, research coordinator, is presenting at the Coming Together For Action 2018 conference in Aurora, Colorado on October 5, 2018.

She is discussing two papers:

1. “Measuring Organizational Trauma-Informed Care Using the TICOMETER” from 3:00-4:15 pm. The TICOMETER is the first trauma-informed care organizational assessment instrument with strong psychometric properties. Learn more about the TICOMETER. […]

By |October 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

C4 Expert Presents at Building Communities of Recovery Conference

Steven Samra, Deputy Project Director, is speaking at the Building Communities of Recovery National Conference & Expo in Marietta, GA on September 27- 28 2018.

Samra is presenting on “Showcasing Your Value as Peers and Promoting Your Worth” on Thursday September 27 from 10:45-11:15 am and on Friday September 28 from 3-4 pm. He is also […]

By |September 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

C4 Experts Present at Texas Annual Conference on Ending Homelessness

Experts from C4 are presenting at the Texas Annual Conference on Ending Homelessness in Austin from September 26-27, 2018 organized by the Texas Homeless Network.

Jeff Olivet, Senior Advisor, is presenting the opening keynote on “Racial Equity and Homelessness” from 1-2:15 pm on September 26. He is also presenting a workshop on “Implementing Racial Equity in […]

By |September 25th, 2018|News|0 Comments

C4 CEO Speaks on Addressing Opioid Crisis in Canada

Kristen Paquette, C4’s CEO, is presenting during two events examining the opioid crisis in Canada. She is focusing on learnings from Project Amp which pairs youth with young adults in recovery for brief mentorship to enhance resiliency and prevent alcohol and other drug use.

Her presentations are part of a series on “Addressing the Opioid Crisis: […]

By |September 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

C4 Expert Presents on Racism & Homelessness at Supportive Housing Summit

Jeff Olivet, Senior Advisor, is presenting about “Racism and Homelessness: The SPARC Initiative” at the CSH Supportive Housing Summit from 2-3 pm on June 6 in Los Angeles, CA.

Research has documented dramatic over-representation of people of color in the homeless population. Olivet will present findings from a recent SPARC study that have begun to shed […]

By |June 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Kristen Paquette, C4’s New CEO

The Center for Social Innovation (C4) announces the appointment of Kristen Paquette as our new CEO.

Ms. Paquette is an accomplished leader with over a decade of experience directing C4 programs, operations, and business development. Prior to serving as CEO, she held key positions at C4, including Chief Program Officer and Chief Operating Officer. As one […]

By |June 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

C4 Experts Present at Health Care for the Homeless Conference

C4 experts are presenting at the National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium May 16-17 in Minneapolis, MN.

Jeff Olivet and Marc Dones are speaking about “Racism and Homelessness: A Research Update from the SPARC Initiative” on May 16 from 1:45-3:15 pm (Lakeshore B). Research has documented dramatic over-representation of people of color […]

By |May 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Racial Equity as Solution to Homelessness: June 14 Boston Event

People of color are dramatically more likely than White people to experience homelessness in the U.S. The message is clear—to end homelessness, we must confront structural racism.

Join Commissioner Monica Bharel, MD, Massachusetts Department of Public Health and SPARC: Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities on Thursday, June 14 from 6-8 pm (NonProfit Center, 89 South Street, […]

By |May 10th, 2018|News|0 Comments

New Resource for Pregnant & Parenting Women: Journey Recovery Project

The Journey Recovery Project is an interactive, online resource for pregnant and parenting women who have questions or concerns about opioid and other substance use. Journey focuses on stories of women with lived experience–offering information, hope, encouragement, and resources for every step of the perinatal journey. With videos, informational slideshows, resource links, and worksheets, Journey […]

By |May 8th, 2018|News|0 Comments