WTTW    Firsthand: Homeless Community Conversation – Homelessness in the Black Community

Saturday June 29, 1 pm
Carter G. Woodson Regional Chicago Public Library
9525 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60628

Through engaging dialogue and insightful perspectives, a distinguished panel of experts, community leaders, and advocates will dissect the multifaceted dimensions of Black homelessness. This is event is free, but RSVP is required.

This special event is part of FIRSTHAND: Homeless, a year-long initiative from WTTW exploring housing instability in Chicago through personal stories, community conversations, and journalism.

Panel Participants

  • Moderator: Mario Thorpe, FIRSTHAND producer
  • Sharday Hamilton, Youth Engagement Outreach Coordinator, National Runaway Safeline and former Peer Outreach Professional at The Night Ministry (watch Sharday's FIRSTHAND talk, Finding a Way Home)
  • Pastor John Boston, Shiloh Seventh-Day Adventist Church
  • Don Washington; Executive Director, Chicago Housing Initiative

The Night Ministry is a Community Engagement Partner for the FIRSTHAND: HOMELESS project.

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