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Welcome to Changing the Conversation! We discuss critical and timely topics focused on equity, 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.

Apr 16, 2018

Nayenday Thurman, Chief Operating Officer at the Center for Social Innovation, and host Jeff Olivet discuss organizational benefits to hiring people with lived experience and share strategies for hiring, supervising, and retaining. This episode is 4th in a four-part series on “Recovery at Work.” Visit and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn for more resources to grow your impact.

Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act
Information about workplace accommodations and the Americans with Disabilities Act from the Job Accommodation Network
First Who—Get the Right People on the Bus” by Jim Collins
Watch "People with History of Homelessness Encouraged to Apply" as Steven Samra talks about how his experiences being homeless inform his work.