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Welcome to Changing the Conversation! We discuss critical and timely topics focused on homelessness, substance use, mental health, and trauma. Our hosts interview health and human service experts, researchers, and advocates. Conversations explore how we can adapt our systems to the rapidly changing landscape of social services.

Jun 22, 2016

Molly Richard and Allison Rich from the Center of Social Innovation share their experience as activists in the LGBTQ community and discuss what people outside the queer community, as well as White LGBTQ people, can do to be better allies to queer people of color in the wake of the Orlando tragedy.


Jun 20, 2016

In this inspiring conversation, Justin Riley from Young People in Recovery, explains his organization’s desire to create young leaders that are equipped to stay committed to recovery and hope regardless the circumstances around them. 


Jun 1, 2016

Justin Riley from Young People in Recovery and Kristen Paquette from the Center of Social Innovation weigh in on the changing landscape of how substance use is addressed from a broad policy level to direct service delivery with young people.