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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

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. […]

By |November 23rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

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 […]

By |November 17th, 2016|News|0 Comments

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 […]

By |November 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments