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Wednesday, October 7
8:15 AM Gathering for POC with Marginalized Gender Identities Allyship Caucus HEN Meeting
9:15 AM Break
9:30 AM WELCOME PLENARY
9:45 AM Break
10:00 AM A1: Analyzing Racial Equity in Homeless Services  A2: Supporting Trafficked Youth and Young Adults in Rural Communities A3: Resident Organizing in Pandemic Times A4: Can a NO-Barrier Shelter Meet and Beat Placement Expectations for its Chronically Homeless Guests? Yes!   
11:00 AM Sponsor Showcase and Networking Break
11:30 AM A5: Recognizing and Supporting People with Developmental Disabilities in the Homelessness System A6: Landlord Mitigation and Tenancy Preservation Programs A7: Preventing Youth and Young Adult Homelessness in the State of Washington A8: We Can't Go Back: What COVID-19 Has Taught Us About Providing Homeless Services A9: Straight Talk Reboot: Impacts of COVID-19 on Communities of Color
12:30 PM Break
12:45 PM LUNCH PLENARY: Housing Justice Narrative Initiative
Chris Genese, Community Change, and Leaders from Resident Organizing Networks in WA, OR, and CA
1:10 PM Meditation Break with Tai Velasquez
1:30 PM A10: Medical Respite Services A11: Best Practices When Serving Youth and Young Adults Experiencing Homelessness A12: Disability Rights and Disability Justice After COVID-19 A13: Advocacy Works! Organizing for State Legislative Victories  
2:30 PM Break
2:45 PM BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) Caucus

 

Thursday, October 8
9:15 AM Intersectional Disabilities Caucus HAC Meeting
10:15 AM Break
10:30 AM B1: Serving Trans Clients 101 B2: Meeting the Needs of our Elders during COVID-19 B3: Anchor Community Initiative: Coaching Communities to End Youth & Young Adult Homelessness in WA by 2022 B4: Homeless Housing in Rural Areas, Different Approaches B5: Combating the Criminalization of Homelessness
11:30 AM Sponsor Showcase and Networking Break
12:00 PM LUNCH KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Amanda Misiko Andere, Funders Together to End Homelessness
12:40 PM Restorative Yoga Practice with Claudette Evans
1:15 PM B6: How to Use Targeted Universalism in Coordinated Entry to Better Serve Youth and Young Adults Experiencing Homelessness B7: Using Technology to Create Efficiencies in Coordinated Entry/Assessment B8: Foundational Community Supports Photovoice Presentation B9: Native American Homelessness Disparity & the Importance of Providing Culturally Appropriate Services B10: Deep Dive with Amanda Andere
2:20 PM CLOSING PLENARY
2:30 PM LGBTQI2S+ Caucus Sponsor Showcase
3:00 PM Break
3:30 PM Homeless Advocates Happy Hour