Host Jeff Olivet offers his reflections on the past season's dialogues involving homelessness, trauma, mental health, race and recovery. He also shares his perspectives on new frontiers that homeless advocates will need to tackle.
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In this dynamic conversation with Senior Analyst Collin Whelley and Public Policy Attorney Kate Whelley McCabe, Jeff taps into their insights regarding the legal rights of those experiencing homelessness, local ordinances that criminalize homelessness and the rise of urban neoliberalism.
Bonus: Collin performs a piece he wrote about homelessness in Boulder, Colorado.
Dr. Donald Burnes talks with Jeff Olivet on the current state of homelessness in America, income inequality, and discusses his new book "Ending Homelessness: Why We Haven't, How We Can".
In recognition of Minority Mental Health Month, Jeff Olivet sits down with Gloria Dickerson who discusses the mental health system from various perspectives: her own experience, her late brother's experience, and through a minority lens.
Dr. Lisa Dixon provides an in depth overview of the early psychosis movement with a call to action for early intervention, person-centered treatment programs that help young people experiencing first episode psychosis function actively in their lives.
In the last of this three part series with Young People in Recovery (YPR), host Jeff Olivet talks with Justin Riley and Laura Winn about the positive role that YPR serves for young people to transform their lives and communities.
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.
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.
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.
Ayala Livny shares the expertise that she has found in the young people who are experiencing homelessness that she has worked with for over eleven years.
Dr. Sam Tsemberis traces the history of the Housing First model and its tremendous successes for the chronically homeless, in spite of the wariness and disbelief that he and his team faced from colleagues. Sam emphasizes the importance of the program's core values for continued successful implementation nationwide today.
Dr. Dietra Hawkins gives insight into the practical application of cultural competency beyond “checking the training box” approach that is commonly used by organizations.
In the last episode of a series ofconversations on recovery housing, Jason Howell and Dave Sheridanfrom the National Alliance forRecovery Residences highlight the importance of having baselinestandards for recovery housing as a communitybenefit.
As part of the second series in this conversation, Jason Howellfrom the National Alliance forRecovery Residences and Kristen Paquette discuss RecoveryHousing as a method of homelessness prevention.
In continuation of their earlier conversation, Marc Dones and Jeff Olivet sift through potential solutions for addressing racism and homelessness.
Together with Jason Howell and Lori Criss from the National Alliance for Recovery Residences, Jeff explores the importance of recovery housing as a choice in any community seeking to transition from a culture of addiction to a culture of recovery.
This is the first conversation in a three part series.
In this open dialog between Jeff Olivet and Marc Dones, they tackle the complexities and paradoxes of race as it relates to homelessness.
During his trip to the Housing First Partners Conference in Los Angeles, Jeff tackles philanthropy as a driving change around racism and homelessness with a group of experts from across the country: Amanda Andere, David Wertheimer, and Marc Dones.
Dr. Ellen Bassuk provides an overview of the complexities involving family homelessness.
Drawing from his experience domestically and abroad, Dr. Wayne A. Centrone discusses the importance of building local capacity within communities to transform the lives of youth living with homelessness. He focuses on the power of active listening to improve the conditions of those he serves.
Steven Samra and Walter Ginter discuss their personal and professional journeys with recovery, Medication Assisted Treatment and Medication Assisted Recovery. Their unique stories offer different insights on the same goal: a life free from addiction and a society free from stigma.
Gloria Dickerson talks about the impact employees with lived experience can have in service provision.
Jama Shelton Ph.D. and Marc Dones discuss homelessness’ impact on LGBTQ youth, from both the perspective of service providers and policy.
In this episode, Mark Horvath, founder of Invisible People, talks about the power of digital media in both changing the public perception on homelessness and connecting social services to people during times of crisis.
Mark Horvath, Founder of Invisible People, talks about the state of homelessness in America and the importance of changing perceptions as a mean to end homelessness.