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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

Staff Present at Beyond Housing Conference

January 2016—C4 staff are presenting about strategies for supporting families and individuals experiencing homelessness at the 2016 Beyond Housing Conference January 14-15 (Crowne Plaza Times Square, New York City).

Katie Volk, Senior Associate, and Carmela J. DeCandia, Psy.D., Director of Child and Family Initiatives, will present “Concrete Strategies for Becoming Trauma-Informed” on Thursday, January 14 from […]

By |January 13th, 2016|News|0 Comments