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C4 Expert Presents at Recovery Conference

Steven Samra, Project Director, is presenting at “Stand Up Together for Recovery,” the annual conference of the New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS) on September 14-15 in Kerhonkson, NY. Samra will speak on a keynote panel, “Our Stories Tell Us Why We’re Here,” on September 14 from from 2-3:45 PM. Panel members will […]

By |September 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Preventing Adolescent Substance Use

Laura Winn, Deputy Project Director, presents on “Project Amp: The Role of Young Adults in Recovery in Preventing Adolescent Substance Use” on September 12 from 2:15-3 PM at the National Prevention Network conference in Anaheim, CA. Winn and Project Amp mentor, Saabi Markar, will share early study findings, lessons learned from implementation, and personal experiences working […]

By |September 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

C4 Expert Presents at Built for Zero Convening

Ken Kraybill, Lead Trainer, is conducting trainings on Motivational Interviewing and Trauma-Informed Care at a convening of the Built for Zero collaborative on September 6-7 in Chicago, IL. “Built for Zero” is helping communities end chronic and veteran homelessness and is coordinated by Community Solutions.

The Center for Social Innovation promotes best practices that improve the […]

By |September 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Recovery Month: September 2017

During Recovery Month and all year long, we affirm that recovery is possible for everyone and that there are many pathways to recovery.

Watch and listen as C4’s Steven Samra shares his experiences of addiction, Medication Assisted Treatment, and recovery.

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

By |September 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

C4 Expert Presents at Alternatives Conference

Cheryl Gagne, Senior Associate, presented at “Alternatives Conference 2017: Building Healing Communities Together” about “Striving for Sustanability: Using BRSS TACS Technical Assistance to Strengthen Your Organization” on Sunday, August 20. The conference was sponsored by the National Empowerment Center.

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

By |August 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

C4 Experts Present at National Conference on Ending Homelessness

C4 experts on racial equity and homelessness are presenting at the National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Washington, DC from July 17-18, 2017.

Jeff Olivet, CEO, and Marc Dones, Associate Director of Equity Initiatives, are participating in a Funder’s Together to End Homelessness sponsored session on “Racial Equity and Homelessness” on July 17. They are discussing […]

By |July 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

C4 Experts Present at National Health Care for the Homeless Conference

C4 leadership and staff are presenting at the 2017 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium in Washington, DC.

Ken Kraybill presents a pre-conference session on “Increasing Access through Motivational Conversation” with Ali Hall on Wednesday, June 21 from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. This interactive session introduces participants to selected Motivational Interviewing (MI) skills, […]

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

C4 Expert Presents at Human Right to Housing Forum

June 2017—Marc Dones, Associate, is presenting at Housing Not Handcuffs: National Forum on the Human Right to Housing in Washington, DC. Marc is part of a panel about “Criminalization of Homelessness and Intersectionality” on Tuesday, June 6 from 1-2:30 pm. The forum is sponsored by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty.

The Center for […]

By |June 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

SPARC Launches in Atlanta to Address Race & Homelessness

People of color are disproportionately represented in the homeless population. Blacks comprise 13% of the U.S. population and 26% of those living in poverty, yet they account for more than 90% of those experiencing homelessness in Atlanta.

SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities), an initiative to address race and homelessness, is launching in Atlanta with […]

By |May 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Paper Tigers Film Screening

C4 joins Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley and Educators of Excellence in sponsoring a sold-out, one-night only screening of “Paper Tigers” by director James Redford on Thursday, May 4 from 5:30–7:45 PM at Regal Fenway Stadium 13 & RPX in Boston, MA. A discussion and Q&A session will follow the film, featuring teachers advocating for […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments