Harvard Alumni Allyship Series: Ending the Cycle of Homelessness
Monday, December 13, 2021
Please join the Harvard Clubs of Boston and Ireland, in partnership with Harvard Clubs and HAA SIGs around the globe, for Ending the Cycle of Homelessness. This special holiday program will feature inspiring stories from organizations and alumni dedicated to Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness, with attendees learning about ways to take action and support critical community needs. All Harvard alumni are invited to register via the Harvard Club of Boston.
Register & view full event details here.
About our Speakers
Connor Schoen, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Breaktime
Through purposeful transitional employment, Breaktime empowers young adults experiencing homelessness to build stability in their own lives while building resilience in their communities.
Cameron Van Fossen, Executive Director of Y2Y Network
Y2Y Harvard Square, the nation’s first youth-led youth homeless shelter, guests collaborate with service providers, other youth experiencing homelessness, and student volunteers to create sustainable pathways out of homelessness and develop skills for long-term success. The shelter has 27 beds, which make up over 2/3 of the youth-specific shelter beds in the Greater Boston Area. Y2Y Harvard Square provides opportunities for both guests and student volunteers to become the next generation’s leading advocates for youth-driven solutions to homelessness.
Avik Chaterjee, Medical Director of Southhampton Street Shelter Clinic, Boston Health Care for the Homeless
Over 11,000 homeless individuals are cared for by Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program each year. They are committed to ensuring that every one of these individuals has access to comprehensive health care, from preventative dental care to cancer treatment. Their clinicians, case managers, and behavioral health professionals work in more than 35 locations to deliver the highest quality health care to some of our community’s most vulnerable—and most resilient—citizens. BHCHP provides care without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, military service, national origin, immigration status, genetic information or marital status.