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Homelessness:

The Public Health Crisis of our Time

Join us for an educational day as nationally and globally recognized experts in the fields of homelessness and public health  discuss the factors affecting the rise in homelessness and the solutions that are making an impact.

CMEs and CEUs will be offered to all clinicians in attendance for the day (number of units TBD)

As a community of leaders battling this social crisis every day, we will deliver highly regarded local and national speakers to identify the current climate of the homeless crisis. We will create the day’s content to demonstrate the efficacy of proven solutions that will build the necessary hope and optimism throughout the nation to battle this crisis. We have invited local and nationally renowned clinicians, leaders and authors who are generously donating their time and fees to be a part of this incredible day of learning.

We are proud to introduce the speakers of this inaugural event:

TRACY KIDDER

American Pulitzer Prize Winning Author

DR. JAMES O’CONNELL

President & Founder, Boston Healthcare for the Homeless

BOBBY WATTS

Chief Executive Officer, National Health Care for the Homeless Council

HEIDI MARSTON

Chief Program Officer, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

RICHARD SANCHEZ

Director, County of Orange Health Care Agency

PAUL LEON

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Illumination Foundation

SUSAN B. PARKS

President & Chief Executive Officer, Orange County United Way

POOJA BHALLA, DNP, RN

COO, Illumination Foundation

DR. GEETA GROVER

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician

Event Details

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2019 @ THE DISNEYLAND HOTEL GRAND BALLROOM

9:00 A.M.

Check-in and Light Breakfast

9:45 A.M.

The program begins with introductions by
Paul Leon, CEO of Illumination Foundation and
Susan B. Parks, CEO of Orange County United Way

12:00 P.M.

Lunch

1:00 — 3:00 P.M.

The Program Continues

3:00 — 3:30 P.M.

Afternoon Snack Break

3:30 — 4:30 P.M.

Final Speaker and Event Conclusion

CEUs will be offered to licensed medical personnel and school credit will be given to students for community and public health credit. The ticket price, including self-parking adjacent to the Grand Ballroom, is $50. This event will sell-out.

THIS DAY HAS BEEN GENEROUSLY BROUGHT TO YOU BY OUR SPONSORS:
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Haynes Fund
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WE WILL ALSO CONDUCT A Q&A THROUGHOUT THE EVENT DAY.
PLEASE DIRECT ANY QUESTIONS ON HOMELESSNESS TO [email protected]

Our goal is for all attendees to leave with a renewed optimism in the fight against homelessness and an understanding of how effective practices can lead to permanent solutions. We will impart a shared commitment and a plan to collaborate and share resources to end homelessness. Additionally, continuing education units will be offered This is an incredible opportunity to ignite the hope in the hearts of our community and continue to move the needle forward in ending homelessness.