Community of Learning: Homelessness and Housing Insecurity in the Era of COVID-19 (11/24, 12/15, 1/26)

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About the Series

On behalf of NCUIH’s Technical Assistance and Research Center (TARC), we invite you to join us for a Community of Learning (COL) on homelessness and housing insecurity among Urban Indians, with a lens to the current COVID-19 impacts. This is an opportunity to address these topics through a new Community of Learning with 3 planned sessions from November 2020 to January 2021.

Strategic Planning and Youth Homelessness: How to Create Successful Homeless Services and Resources 

November 24, 2020 | 1 - 2PM EST 

Presenter: Diana Yazzie Devine 

Objectives: 

  • Discuss how to strategically plan for homeless youth programs,  
  • Identifying local information resources  
  • Discuss Best practices for coordination of care for homeless youth services. 

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Building Safe Havens for Native American Youth and Adults Through Coalition Building 

in collaboration with the Mental Wellness Series

December 15, 2020 | 1 – 2PM EST 

Presenters: 

Amy Thompson, NARA NW

Travis Decory and Angela Gauthier, Ain Dah Yung Center

Paul Lumley, Native American Youth and Family Center

Objectives: 

  • Learn about building safe havens for homeless youth, 
  • Discuss healthcare prevention and disease management programs for homeless youth, and  
  • Discuss how to engage local organizations to build a coalition network 

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Best Practices for Outreach and Referrals for Homeless Youth during COVID-19 

January 26, 2021 2PM EST

Audience: UIO Staff, UIO Leadership, Frontline Workers

Presenter: 

Angel Galvez, CEO.,

Bakersfield American Indian Health Project

Objectives: 

  • Advance crisis planning for your organization,
  • Ensuring your organization stays open.  
  • How to address the quality of network partners' youth services

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By NCUIH, posted on Thursday November 12, 2020