Beyond Housing: A National Conversation on Child Homelessness and Poverty

January 19-20, 2012
New York, NY

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

The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness and the Academy of Political Science are pleased to present a national conference to connect people to ideas and ideas to practice. Expert service providers, researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and homeless and formerly homeless individuals will join together in helping to imagine new and dynamic ways to reduce the impact of poverty and homelessness on children and families.


  • Preventing Homelessness: A Look at the First Court-based Homelessness Prevention Program
  • Early Childhood Education: Impacts and Strategies for Access
  • Beyond Barriers: Housing Models for Families and Youth with Substance Abuse Issues
  • The Dollars and Sense of Federal Funding
  • Practical Skills for Real Employment Opportunities
  • Higher Learning: Educational Access for Homeless Unaccompanied Youth and Youth in Foster Care
  • Trauma-informed Care and Practices
  • Utilizing Data for Public Policy, Systems, and Program Planning
  • Services for Families: Before, During, and After Homelessness
  • Effect of Foreclosures on Educational Outcomes
  • The State of Permanent Housing
  • Moving the Mountain: Bringing Healthcare Home
  • The Changing Face of Today's Homeless Veterans
  • Media as a Tool for Advocacy and Awareness
  • Utilizing Shelters as an Educational Resource for Children and Youth
  • Making a Difference: What Effective Teachers Do to Support At-risk/Highly Mobile Students
  • Housing First: Where it Works
  • Feeding Families: Hunger Prevention and Nutrition
  • Eligible but Not Accessible: Barriers to Accessing Public Benefits
  • Learning About Homelessness through the Arts

Additional Activites

  • A keynote address by the Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness President and CEO, Dr. Ralph da Costa Nunez
  • Site visits to organizations, homeless shelters, and supportive housing facilities across New York City

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