2017 Jane Harrison Speaker Series on the Importance of Housing
The Jane Harrison Speaker Series on the Importance of Housing, an annual event sponsored by HPRP, brings a wide range of experts to Baltimore to discuss issues and solutions related to ending homelessness in Maryland.
On May 3rd, Dan-el Padilla Peralta, PhD, assistant professor at Princeton University and author of Undocumented - A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League, joined HPRP for an engaging and challenging discussion on youth homelessness. Dr. Padilla spoke about his personal experience with homelessness and shared his thoughts on solutions and steps for change.
The evening also featured a panel discussion, facilitated by Marc Steiner - host of The Marc Steiner Show and President/CEO of Center for Emerging Media, with local advocates leading efforts to end youth homelessness in Baltimore.
Malcolm Williams, Youth Behavioral Health Therapist, Health Care for the Homeless
Helany Sinkler, Family Reunification & Anti-Trafficking Programs Manager, Esperanza Center
Marc Steiner, Center for Emerging Media
Ciera Dunlap, Case Manager Supervisor, YES Drop-In Center
Ingrid Lofgren, Director of Homeless Youth Initiative, Homeless Persons Representation Project