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The End of Family Homelessness? Evidence and Analysis for Stronger Policy
November 10, 2021, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
“The End of Family Homelessness,” a webinar and discussion, was based on a recent volume of the ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. It reviewed key insights from new and existing research that can provide guidance for homelessness policies and state and local interventions.
Moderator: Dennis Culhane, University of Pennsylvania
Marc Dones, King County Regional Homelessness Authority
Chris Herring, Harvard University and University of California-Los Angeles
Sharon McDonald, National Alliance to End Homelessness
Zach Parolin, Bocconi University and Columbia University
Beth Shinn, Vanderbilt University
Contemporary research helps us understand the dynamic nature of homelessness, how it affects individuals and families, how it is shaped by (and shapes) socio-demographic inequality in America, and the ways in which public policy and local interventions mitigate or exacerbate the crisis.