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C4 Staff Present at Runaway & Homeless Youth Conference

November 2016—C4’s Ayala Livny, Trainer, and Marc Dones, Associate for Equity Initiatives & Diversity, lead a pre-conference institute on discrimination and homelessness at the 2016 National Runaway and Homeless Youth Grantees Conference in St. Petersburg, FL on Monday, November 14 from 1:00-5:00 pm.

The conference is sponsored by the Family and Youth Services Bureau and […]

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

Innovative Substance Use Prevention

November 2016—Kathleen Ferreira, Director of Research & Evaluation, is presenting at the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health 27th Annual Conference on Friday, November 11. She joins Young People in Recovery’s Justin Luke Riley in discussing “Project Amp: An Innovative Intervention for Substance Use Prevention” from 10:15-11:45 am.

The conference is hosted by the […]

By |November 10th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Power of Technology

November 2016— Jeff Olivet, C4 CEO, is presenting about the power of technology to speed the journey from research to practice at the National Institute of Mental Health Director’s Innovation Speaker Series in Bethesda, MD on Thursday, November 10.

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

By |November 9th, 2016|News|0 Comments

C4 Staff Participate in SAMHSA Recovery Dialogue

August 2016—C4 staff are participating in SAMHSA’s “In this Together: A Dialogue about Recovery Supports for Adults & Families” from August 30-31 in Rockville, MD.

Livia Davis, Vice President, presents “The Role of Family in Adult Recovery” and moderates and facilitates several panels. Justine Hanson, Tarah Johnson, and Sanmarie Gordon are also participating.

The event is sponsored […]

By |August 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Race and Homelessness

Racial minorities experience homelessness in greater numbers and for longer durations. Even when controlling for poverty, African Americans are dramatically more likely than whites to become homeless.

By |August 9th, 2016|News|0 Comments

When tragic events occur, it is difficult to know how to respond.

A few thoughts from C4’s CEO, Jeff Olivet.

By |June 16th, 2016|News|0 Comments

From Adversity to Resiliency

Adverse childhood experiences (ACE) are common and increase risk for many challenges. Foster resiliency by building healthy brains, supporting families, and creating strong, trauma-informed communities. (Click on the image to see a larger version.)



By |April 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

C4 Staff Present at Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health

March 2016—C4 staff are presenting at the 2016 Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health from March 13-16 in Tampa, FL.

C4’s Kathleen Ferreira, Susan Foster, and Elaine Slaton will present “The Times They are a Changin’: Sustaining Family-run Organizations” on Monday, March 14 from 10:00-11:30 am. During this symposium, […]

By |March 9th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Staff Present at National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness

February 2016—C4 staff are presenting at the 2016 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness from February 18-19 in Oakland, CA.

Jeff Olivet, CEO, and Marc Dones, Senior Analyst, will present “Why We Need to Talk About Racism and Family Homelessness” on Thursday, February 18 from 4:15-5:00 pm. During this microsession, Olivet and Dones will […]

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

C4 Supports Congressional Briefing About Why “Services Matter” to Homeless Families

February 2016: C4 joined several local and national homeless organizations in supporting a Congressional Briefing about why services matter to families experiencing homelessness. The briefing was sponsored by The Bassuk Center for Homeless and Vulnerable Children & Youth on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 3:30 pm in Room HVC-200 in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center […]

By |February 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments