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2021 Education Series

 

In 2021, we invite you to MOVE FORWARD with us through thoughtful conversations on innovative projects, ideas, and ways you can help end homelessness in Colorado.

 These virtual educational events are part of a series of topics impacting people experiencing or at-risk of homelessness in communities across the state, with opportunity for questions from attendees. 

This year, our monthly events will be held virtually and will be one hour long. As always, it is FREE and open for everyone to join. Please RSVP by registering for each event below.

Questions? Email Meredith Ritchie at mritchie@coloradocoalition.org

2021 Education Series

February 17 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm MST

Innovation in Colorado is all around us, especially in the field of housing and homelessness. Hear from experts on some alternatives that make headlines for creative, thoughtful, and compassionate approaches when traditional housing options are hard to come by.

March 24 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm MST

Innovation in Colorado is all around us, especially in the field of housing and homelessness. Hear from experts on some alternatives that make headlines for creative, thoughtful, and compassionate approaches when traditional housing options are hard to come by.

April 21 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm MST

While debtors' prisons were formally abolished two centuries ago, modern day debtors' prisons live on through fines and fees disproportionately impact people living in poverty. Explore debtors' prisons and its impact on the street-to-jail cycle this perpetuates.

May 19 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm MST

What can justice reform look like in Colorado? Meet the leaders who are working to address systemic injustice, and learn what progress has already been made how you can help.

June 16 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm MST

LGBTQ youth are 120% more likely to experience homelessness than their straight peers. This webinar gets to the bottom of why this is happening, and what community leaders are doing to help.

July 21 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm MST

Homelessness exists in every community in America but is often thought to be a "city problem". This webinar takes a look at homelessness in suburban and rural parts of the state, the unique needs of people in these communities, and leaders who are helping to change this.

August 18 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm MST

People with disabilities and seniors are most commonly those who are priced out of safe, and accessible housing. This webinar investigates the ways in which people with disabilities and seniors have been excluded and what opportunities exist to make change.

September 15 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm MST

It is not a coincidence that the poorest zip codes are also the most poluted. In fact, this trend is seen widely across the country like the infamous Flint, Michigan, but also exists right here in our backyards. Why do these issues intersect so closely, and what is being done to change this.

October 20 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm MST

As the country takes a closer look at what racial justice looks like, it most certainly includes housing equity. This webinar brings local and national experts to talk about movement for racial equality through the housing lens.

November 17 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm MST

Since 2011, the number of veterans experiencing homelessness has dropped by 43.3 percent while other demographics continue to rise. This webinar will explore what helped to propel this change, and if and how we can replicate it for others.

Past Events

January 27 | Covid-19 Response: How Do You 'Stay Home' When You Don't Have One