Hosted by Point Source Youth with NYU Silver and the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research.

Homeless youth

The Second Annual National Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness will be held on Monday, April 30, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (followed by a 6 p.m. reception), and Tuesday, May 1, from 8 a.m – 3 p.m. The two-day event's location will be the Rosenthal Pavilion at the NYU Kimmel Center for University Life (60 Washington Square South, New York, N.Y. 10012). On the agenda are panels and break-out sessions dealing with Income Now for Youth, Family Strengthening Best Practices, Rapid Re-housing for Youth, Innovations in High Impact Job Training, Short-Term Host Homes, Youth Voices on the Need for Housing First, Cutting Edge Data on the Number of Youth Experiencing Homelessness, Lessons Learned from the AIDS Movement, Philanthropy and Access to Funding, Youth Homelessness and HIV/AIDS, Healthcare as Housing, and more.

Hosted by Point Source Youth in collaboration with the NYU Silver School of Social Work and its McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, among the conference highlights will be: the presentation of research and data on Rapid Re-housing for homeless youth in New York City; data about Host Homes for homeless youth in Baltimore, San Jose, and Los Angeles; and the announcement of a new fund from the Third Wave Foundation, which supports youth-led, gender justice activism to advance communities of color and low income communities.

Additionally, the conference will include the first in-person presentation of findings from Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago's new report on LGBTQ youth homelessness in America.

Registration is required.

Media coverage is invited -- with RSVP required for media via the NYU press officer listed with this news release.

Press Contact

Robert Polner
Robert Polner
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