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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

C4 Expert Presents at National Council for Behavioral Health Conference

Cheryl Gagne, Sc.D., Senior Associate, is presenting during the National Council for Behavioral Health Conference April 24 and 25 in Washington, DC.

She is presenting a poster session on a “Shared Decision-Making Tool for Opioid Use” from 1:00-1:30 pm (poster #309, Cherry Blossom Lobby, Ballroom Level). Decisions in Recovery: Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder is an […]

By |April 24th, 2018|News|0 Comments

C4 Experts Present at Society of Behavioral Medicine Meeting

C4 experts present on Friday, April 13 at the 2018 Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

Kathleen Ferreia, Director of Research and Evaluation, presents a poster session on “Motivational Interviewing Simulator: An Experiential Online Training Tool” at 6:15 pm in the Churchill Ballroom (Poster Session C-C139). With a Small Business Innovation Research […]

By |April 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

C4 Experts Present at Housing First Conference

C4 experts presented this week at the 2018 Housing First Partners Conference in Denver, CO.

Our CEO, Jeff Olivet, presented on “Racism and Homelessness: Findings from the SPARC Initiative” on April 10 at 3:00 pm. Jeff shared data from the six-city study and discussed how to create change in communities. C4’s SPARC initiative research has documented […]

By |April 12th, 2018|News|0 Comments

C4 Expert Presents at Recovery Housing Conference

Christina Murphy, C4’s Director of Communications, is speaking during the Ohio Recovery Housing Conference on April 4.

She is presenting a general session on “Effective Marketing and Communications for Recovery Houses” from 1:30-2:45 pm and a workshop on “Developing a Communications Framework for Your Recovery House” from 3-4:15 pm. The conference is sponsored by Ohio […]

By |April 4th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Project Amp at Rx Summit

Project Amp is exhibiting at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit April 3-4 in Atlanta, GA. Find us in Booth #608!

Project Amp pairs youth with young adults in recovery for brief mentorship that enhances resiliency and prevents alcohol and other drug use. Learn how bring Project Amp to your community. It was developed […]

By |April 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Addressing Racial Inequities & Homelessness in Portland OR

A Community Convening will launch activities to address racial inequities and homelessness in Portland, OR today. C4’s SPARC initiative is collaborating with partners in Multnomah County to document who experiences homelessness and implement solutions.

During the convening, SPARC staff and local leaders and service providers will discuss the intersection of race and homelessness in […]

By |March 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

People of Color More Likely to Experience Homelessness: New Research

C4’s SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities) initiative released a new research report today documenting how people of color are dramatically more likely than White people to experience homelessness in the US.

This is the result of centuries of structural racism that have excluded historically oppressed people–particularly Black Americans and Native Americans–from equal access to […]

By |March 2nd, 2018|News|0 Comments