Church Meets City

May 19, 2016
On April 9, panelists who offer services and from those who’ve experienced them participated in a collaborative conversation, ideal for anyone interested in understanding how church and city combined can empower vulnerable New Yorkers.
Speakers included:
  • NYC Department of Homeless Services
    Lorraine Stephens, First Deputy Commissioner
  • NYC Service & Volunteerism
    Paula Gavin, Chief Service Officer
  • Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services
    Barbara Turk, Director of Food Policy
  • NYC Human Resources Administration
    Steven Banks, Commissioner
  • NYC Human Resources Administration
    Lisa Van Brackle, Deputy Commissioner of Employment Services
Also featured representatives and resource tables from:
Thrive NYC for Mental Health Reform • NYC Service • Street Outreach and Homebase, NYC Department of Homeless Services • Benefits Access, NYC Human Resources Administration • Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs • NYC Emergency Management • NYC Department for the Aging • Grandparent Resource Center • Mayor's Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety
Stay tuned for more information about upcoming events and programs.
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