Experts from C4 are presenting at the Texas Annual Conference on Ending Homelessness in Austin from September 26-27, 2018 organized by the Texas Homeless Network.

Jeff Olivet, Senior Advisor, is presenting the opening keynote on “Racial Equity and Homelessness” from 1-2:15 pm on September 26. He is also presenting a workshop on “Implementing Racial Equity in Homeless Response Systems” from 2:15-3:45 on September 26. Jeff leads SPARC (Supporting Partnerships for Anti-Racist Communities), a multi-city effort to address racial inequity in homelessness.

Ken Kraybill, Director of Training, is presenting several workshops: Overview of Best Practices in Housing First (September 26 from 4-5:30 pm); When Training is Not Enough: Implementing Clinical Best Practices in Housing First (September 27 from 10:15-11:45 am); and Building Your Identity, Skills, and Confidence as a Supervisor (September 27 from 1:45-3:15 pm).

t3 (think. teach. transform.), our innovative training institute, is also sharing resources at an information table.

The Center for Social Innovation promotes best practices that improve the lives of marginalized and vulnerable people. We focus on complex public health problems such as homelessness, trauma, mental health, and substance use disorders. Using state-of-the-art research, training, and technology, we help individuals, agencies, and communities deepen the impact of their work.