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A Hand Up, Not a Hand Out: City and State Homeless Solutions Forum

  • LMU - Ahmanson Auditorium 1 Loyola Marymount University Drive Los Angeles, CA, 90045 United States (map)

Thursday, June 23, 2016
7:00 – 9:00pm
Doors Open at 6:30pm

Loyola Marymount University
Ahmanson Auditorium in University Hall
1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Enter from Lincoln Blvd.
[Map Link >]

Join us for an interactive discussion with our local and state elected officials and nonprofit organizations on the growing challenge of homelessness and how they are working toward providing solutions in our communities.

Our forum includes:


Booker Pearson, Commissioner
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority

Booker is a Mayoral appointee to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and currently Chair of the LA County Commission for Public Social Services. He was a Founding and current board member of Upward Bound House; a nonprofit that provides housing for homeless families with children and a current board member of Westchester Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.


Carol Sobel
Civil Rights Attorney

Councilmember Mike Bonin
City of Los Angeles

Fernando Morales
Field Representative for State Senator Ben Allen

Susie Shannon
Founder of Poverty Matters

Earlier Event: June 7
Presidential Primary Election Day
Later Event: November 8
Election Day!