Human Side of Homelessness: Community & Trust

Tue, Feb 25, 2020, 6:30 PM (PST)


People born in the second half of the baby boom have had an increased risk of homelessness. According to a recent San Francisco Chronicle article, 40% of those who are homeless and 50 or older, are homeless for the first time. In her "Aging Among the Homeless Population: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions" presentation. Dr. Margot Kushel of UCSF, talks about the impact on aging for older adults and that "50 is the new 75." For the most part, what causes people who become homeless for the first time when they're younger than 50 years old is different than late onset homelessness.

Sacramento Aging2.0 has partnered with the Sacramento Health 2.0 team and continues to host a series of Fireside Chats on homelessness into 2020. Together we will offer the opportunity the public to understand the causes, conditions and constraints of our healthcare system and other forces that makes this a particularly challenging societal issue affecting us all. Towards the end of 2020, we will host a major joint event to foster innovation, creativity and solutions through a teamwork environment, bringing together subject matter experts including social workers, other powerful voices in the homeless community, civic leaders and healthcare advocates for the unsheltered.

The Human Side of Homelessness Project is an initiative to nurture more empathy, compassion, and understanding for the people who are unhoused and for our community at large. People are affected in their own unique ways, and we believe the first step to inspiring innovative solutions is fostering mutual understanding. Please join us for a series of events that bring together people from across our community--people who are unhoused, social workers, technologists, clinicians, and local business owners--to share their views and engage in constructive discussions around how to address the issue of homelessness in our community. 

Join us for the next Fireside Chat of the series. We'll identify opportunities to further address this challenge. The event is free. Please RSVP since we will be providing light refreshments and drinks.  Please plan enough time for parking.  


  • Sister Libby Fernandez

    Sister Libby Fernandez

    Mercy Pedalers


  • Sheri Green

    Sheri Green

    Sac County Behavioral Health Services

    Health Program Manager

  • Dr. Arturo Baiocchi

    Dr. Arturo Baiocchi

    CSU Sacramento

    Asst Professor, Social Work

  • Gina Lujan

    Gina Lujan

    Hacker Lab & Code for Hood

    Founding CEO

  • Crystal Sanchez

    Crystal Sanchez

    Sacramento Homeless Union



  • Gabriela Lee

    Gabriela Lee

    Health 2.0 - Sacramento


  • Keri Vogtmann

    Keri Vogtmann


    Sacramento Chapter Ambassador

    See Bio


Tuesday, Feb 25
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (PST)


Carlsen Center for innovation & Entrepreneurship
6000 J Street, Library 1520 Sacramento95819


  • Cameron Law

    Cameron Law

    Carlsen Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

    Executive Director

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