OMS-UCF: Planning, Health and Poverty: A National Movement to Rethinking Homelessness
Thursday, April 16, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 16, 2015, 9 p.m. EDT
Orlando, FL, United States
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OMS-UCF: Planning, Health and Poverty: A National Movement to Rethinking Homelessness This year the series will focus on finding the intersection of Planning, Health, and Poverty with three separate lectures. The first lecture will provide the groundwork for the next two lectures discussing how planning professionals have the ability to improve the health of community residents through multiple strategies and to mitigate the impacts of poverty on the health of a community. The Spring lecture features distinguished lecturer Ryan Moser of CHS Corporation, a National Model of Excellence Led by the multi-county Central Florida Commission on Homelessness, leaders in the region are working towards a new model for housing the homeless that has significantly reduced chronic and family homelessness in the cities and regions where it has been implemented. Learn about this new way of "Rethinking Homelessness" from local experts Andrae Bailey and Shelley Lauten, and our keynote speaker Ryan Moser of CSH Corp whose organizational mission is to advance solutions that use housing as a platform for services to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people of a community, maximize public resources and build healthy communities. Moderators: . Shelley Lauten, Principle, Trisect Andrae Bailey, CEO, Central Florida Commission on Homelessness Panelists: . Dick Batchelor, Chair, Family Homelessness Committee, Central Florida Commission of Homelessness Shannon Nazworth, CEO, Ability Housing of NE Florida Jill Mitchell, Executive Director, Tree House Foundation Dean Fathelbab, Student, UCF Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning Program