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JAR Forum for a Safer New York City

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CUNY Graduate Center

Segal Theater

365 5th Avenue

New York, NY 10016

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You are invited to the JAR Forum for a Safer New York City! The JAR Forum serves to create dialogue and spark change by bringing together community leaders, city government officials, nonprofit staff, academics, and other important stakeholders to discuss issues of safety and wellbeing in NYC.

The upcoming forum will be a panel discussion on:

Our Neighbors in Crisis: Addressing Homelessness in New York City

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Did you know…?

  • In recent years, homelessness in New York City has reached the highest levels since the Great Depression of the 1930s.

  • Families make up three-quarters of the homeless shelter population.

  • Every night in New York City, over 23,000 children go to bed in a homeless shelter.
    Children currently represent over 60 percent of New Yorkers in family shelters. Source: www.winnyc.org

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This will be a deep-dive discussion on homelessness in New York City. Through personal and professional experiences, our panelists are local experts on homelessness. Learn about the critical issues that homeless New Yorkers face and what you can do to help your neighbors and community members in need. Let's join together to make New York City safer and better.

Featured Panelists:

Mark Bamba, Member of MAPP (Men as Prevention Partners), Safe Horizon

Shanitra Hood, Police Officer with NYPD, Homeless Outreach Unit

Sebastien Vante, Supervising Coordinator of Sexual Health Services, Safe Horizon

Felipe Vargas, Vice President of Programs, The Doe Fund

Jessica Yager, Vice President of Policy and Planning, Win

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Snacks and light refreshments will be provided.

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*For any questions about the event, please contact Korenet Brown, Program Officer, at korenet.brown@reisenbachfoundation.org*


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