Children, Poverty, and Homelessness:
From Research to Policy, From Policy to Practice

January 20-21, 2010
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia, PA

A national conference sponsored by the Institute for Children and Poverty with the Academy of Political Science

At this two day event, expert researchers, policymakers, and practitioners from a broad spectrum of professions came together to explore the issues facing children and families experiencing poverty and to propose solutions needed to end homelessness nation-wide.

PANELS

  • Learning While Experiencing Homelessness and Poverty
  • Family Homelessness: It's So Much More Than Just Housing
  • The Trauma of Homelessness and Poverty
  • Past, Present, and Future: Examining Family Homelessness from the Public Policy Perspective
  • Media and Communications: Getting to the Story
  • Connecting to Your Community

Additional Activities

  • A keynote address by Dainette M. Mintz, Deputy Managing Director for Special Needs Housing and Director, Office of Supporting Housing for the City of Philadelphia
  • A plenary speech by Dr. Ralph da Costa Nunez, President and CEO of the Institute for Children and Poverty, and Homes for the Homeless
  • A tour of five Philadelphia homeless shelters, including ICP's local conference partner, The People's Emergency Center, which provides comprehensive supportive services to homeless women and their children.

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