Regina Cannon, Chief Equity and Impact Officer at the Center for Social Innovation (C4), has dedicated her career to being a vocal, active leader fighting for equitable policies, systems, and institutions and addressing marginalization of people of color. She has more than 18 years of experience leading anti-poverty initiatives addressing homelessness, supportive housing, criminal justice […]
On Tuesday, November 27, Heading Home Hennepin’s annual event launched activities to address racial inequities and homelessness in Hennepin County, MN.
People of color are dramatically more likely than white people to experience homelessness in the U.S. C4’s SPARC initiative is collaborating with partners in Hennepin County to document who experiences homelessness and implement solutions. […]
Jon Cox, senior project director, is speaking at the Southern Conference on Homelessness and Housing on Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Orange Beach, Alabama.
He is presenting a workshop about “Housing First in Rural Areas” from 11:45 am-12:45 pm. He is also presenting from 2:30-3:30 pm on “Tenancy Support,” sharing strategies to address challenges faced […]
C4 experts—Kathleen Ferreira, Director of Research and Evaluation, and Molly Richard, Research Coordinator—are presenting at the American Evaluation Association Conference in Cleveland, OH.
Kathleen Ferreira is presenting a poster about the “Motivational Interviewing Simulator: An Experiential Online Training Tool” on October 31, 2018 from 6:30-8:30 pm. C4 developed and evaluated the Simulator to guide users […]
Carmela DeCandia, Ph.D., of Artemis Associates is presenting about “Creating a Neurodevelopmental Ecological Screening Tool for Children” at the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth Conference on Monday, October 29 from 10-11:15 am in Anaheim, CA.
DeCandia and Katie Volk, Senior Project Director at C4, have been leading the development of this […]
C4’s Katie Volk, Project Director, is presenting at the National Black Child Development Institute Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas on Sunday, October 14.
Volk and Carmela DeCandia, Psy.D. of Artemis Associates are presenting about “Developing a Neurodevelopmental Ecological Tool: Bridging the Gaps in Community-Based Practice” from 8-10 am. Volk and DeCandia have been leading the […]
Molly Richard, research coordinator, is presenting at the Coming Together For Action 2018 conference in Aurora, Colorado on October 5, 2018.
She is discussing two papers:
1. “Measuring Organizational Trauma-Informed Care Using the TICOMETER” from 3:00-4:15 pm. The TICOMETER is the first trauma-informed care organizational assessment instrument with strong psychometric properties. Learn more about the TICOMETER. […]
Steven Samra, Deputy Project Director, is speaking at the Building Communities of Recovery National Conference & Expo in Marietta, GA on September 27- 28 2018.
Samra is presenting on “Showcasing Your Value as Peers and Promoting Your Worth” on Thursday September 27 from 10:45-11:15 am and on Friday September 28 from 3-4 pm. He is also […]
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 […]
Kristen Paquette, C4’s CEO, is presenting during two events examining the opioid crisis in Canada. She is focusing on learnings from Project Amp which pairs youth with young adults in recovery for brief mentorship to enhance resiliency and prevent alcohol and other drug use.
Her presentations are part of a series on “Addressing the Opioid Crisis: […]