Ending Homelessness and Building Social Cohesion: Quality Data as a Needs Must

This session aims to shed light on the importance of investment that can support inclusive digital economy growth in order to minimize the inequality between the Global North and South. It will explore ways to adopt multi-stakeholder engagement for sharing information and ensuring that the necessary data can impact change.

Free

Housing and Social Protection for all to End Homelessness Roundtable

Online

The Roundtable gathers high-level technical experts, as well as representatives of Governments, to discuss the new urgency of addressing homelessness within the context of a COVID-19 new normal, as well as the opportunities arising from the collaborations established throughout the response phase.

Free

Making the invisible, visible through new approaches to inclusive data

Online

This panel brings together homelessness experts to explore how did their work has helped make the invisible, visible in data, and why this matters for ending homelessness. The session will examine how  we ensure the right balance between the need for granular data on marginalized groups and ensuring their privacy and anonymity, building marginalized peoples’ […]

Free

Leave No One Behind: Ending Youth Global Homelessness In The Decade of Action

Online

This panel promises to be both engaging and dynamic, where participants from inside and outside the UN ecosystem will draw on their vast experiences and expertise to talk all things solving youth global homelessness - from multilateral partnership, policy, grassroots and youth activism, lived experience and of course, the SDGs. Join the conversation to learn how you can contribute to solving homelessness, and ultimately and ensure a future that leaves no one behind.

Free

The Intersection of Race, Caste, and Homelessness

Virtual Event

COVID-19 has put a spotlight on the deep racial inequalities in our world and we wanted to bring this issue to the forefront during our Vanguard City Summit. This convening will allow Vanguard Cities to ask questions and think more deeply about the intersection of race, caste, and homelessness in their own communities, and discuss ways to better address the issues related to race and caste in homelessness service provision, systems, and policy.

Free

Scaling Up Housing First

Virtual Event

Housing First is a homeless assistance approach that offers permanent housing with supportive services. Many Vanguard Cities are working to expand housing-led approaches to homelessness including Housing First and this convening will focus on the implementation of Housing First, deploying support services, and how cities can scale up Housing First to end homelessness in their communities.

Free

Systems Change to End Homelessness in the Post-Pandemic City

Virtual Event

Many cities have drastically changed their systems due to COVID-19. This convening will focus on strategies to keep positive changes in cities post-pandemic and also have a discussion on ending homelessness with systems thinking. The convening will focus on lessons learned during the pandemic, positive systems changes, and what the road forward looks like regarding ending homelessness in a post-COVID-19 world. We will also talk about ways communities can re-orient systems using data to advance work to end homelessness.

Free

Tackling Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Digital Conference

Online

Westminster Insight’s Tackling Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Digital Conference will explore how positive response to homelessness can be sustained and progress can be made post-Covid-19 to ensure no one who is experiencing street homelessness needs to go back to sleeping rough.

Homelessness, SDG 1 and Sustainable Recovery from COVID19: Poverty left behind

Online

United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) co-organized with Institute of Global Homelessness Homelessness is the manifestation of the failure to implement the right to adequate housing and to an adequate standard of living among others fundamental rights. The variations in definition for homelessness and homelessness-related conditions carries significant complications in terms of the consistency of […]

Housing First in International Contexts: Community of Impact Webinar Series

Online

Housing First has been widely adapted throughout the world since being developed by Dr. Sam Tsemberis. Housing First programs have been found to be highly effective at achieving housing stability for chronically homeless individuals with complex needs. In this webinar, Dr. Sam Tsemberis and speakers from three international cities, Edmonton, Canada; Glasgow, Scotland, and Santiago, […]