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Challenging Ourselves to Confront Discrimination: A Review of Policies and Best Practices for Homeless Service Providers

June 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Executive Directors and Program Managers are invited to join CARES for a special, extended Partners in Progress Workshop, Confronting Discrimination: A Review of Policies and Best Practices for Homeless Service Providers. During this workshop we will discuss:

1)     Next steps in counteracting racial discrimination in homeless housing and services.

2)     Equal Access in Accordance with Gender Identity Final Rule – a review.

3)     Implementing Affirmative Outreach – a best practice. 

Participants can expect to leave with a better understanding of how racial discrimination plays a role in homeless housing outcomes in our communities, methods for CoCs to combat racial discrimination, a better understanding of the Equal Access ruling and homeless housing and service providers’ responsibilities in implementation, and development of a plan for how your agency can implement affirmative outreach to increase equity in service provision.

This Partners in Progress presentation is intended for Executive Directors and Program Managers only. Remote partners are encouraged to attend.

Parking: University at Albany Thurlow Lot, corner of Western Avenue and Thurlow Terrace, across the street from Milne Hall. For your convenience, ticketing will be suspended for the day.

Coffee and Pastries will be provided.  Please note that lunch is not provided. 


UAlbany, Milne 200
1215 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12222 United States


Anna Turner