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35th Annual Keys Conference

35th Annual Keys for the Homeless Conference

LESS TALKING, MORE LISTENING:

Centering People With Lived Experience to Solve Homelessness

 
Wednesday, October 18, 2023
8:30am-4pm
St. Joseph’s University

Workshop Topics

 

Persons with Lived Experience Plenary

Library Social Work: A Collaborative Community Approach to Expanding Ser-vices to Unsheltered Individuals

Financial Literacy: Building Competency for Vulnerable Populations

Serving the Migrant Population

Building Resilience: Turning ACEs into PACEs and the Study Hope

Balancing Compassion and Accountability in Supervision

Peer Work Force Development and the Importance of Peer Specialists

...and more

Keynote Speaker

 Albert Townsend

Director Of Lived Experience & Innovation,
National Alliance to End Homelessness

Helen Martin Scholarship Recipients
Vincent Grauso, Skylar Hayes, Kimberlie Gittens, Hunter Tashjian, Crystal Rye

 

Leonard I. Saltzman Unsung Hero Award Recipients

Judge Fern Fisher and Porsh

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

Thomas Ronayne

Director, Suffolk County Veteran Services

Thank You to our Sponsors

As a sponsor of the Keys Conference, you help us achieve our goal of ending homelessness on Long Island while increasing brand awareness and positioning yourself as a leader in our community!
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34th Annual Keys Conference

TAKING WHOLE HEALTH TO THE FOREFRONT:

An Inclusive Conference of Caregiving for Clients, Employees, and Ourselves

Friday, December 9, 2022
8:30am-4pm
St. Joseph’s University

Workshop Topics

 

Yourself and Others: Understanding and Managing Grief

A Trauma-Informed Approach Through Peer Support

Elder Abuse and the Adult Caregiver

Words Matter: Addressing Stigma in the Helping Professions

Rethinking Self-Care: Mindfulness and Health

Introduction to Genograms

Beyond Burnout: Cultivating Staff Resilience

...and more

Keynote Speaker

 Alicka Ampry-Samuel

Regional Administrator for Region II,
US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Helen Martin Scholarship Recipients
Alicia Baldridge, Aaliyah Thompson, Chelsea Holmes, Dom Nickson, Matthew Buckley

Leonard I. Saltzman Unsung Hero Award Recipients

Richard Babbino and Linda Sherlock-Reich

 

Key of Excellence Award

Connie Bruno

Director of Section 8 Programs,

 NYS Homes & Community Renewal

Thank You to our Sponsors

As a sponsor of the Keys Conference, you help us achieve our goal of ending homelessness on Long Island while increasing brand awareness and positioning yourself as a leader in our community!
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33rd Annual Keys Conference

#StopInequity:

Challenges Opportunities Resilience and Equity for Homelessness

 
November 10, 2021
9:00am-3:30pm 
Virtual Conference

Workshop Topics

Landlord/Tenant Law, Evictions and the Covid-19 Pandemic

Combating Homelessness for Veterans with Less-Than-Honorable Discharges

With Challenge Comes Opportunity: How We Have Adapted Our Homeless Response and Used COVID Resources to Better Address Local Needs

Compassionate Interventions for People Experiencing Homelessness with Animals

Redesigning the Front Door of Shelter to Decrease the Trauma Associated with Homeless and Increase Social Inclusion, Employment & Housing

Putting Homeless Youth to Work

Effectively Accessing Mainstream Benefits in a Virtual World

...and more

Keynote Speaker

 Norman A. Suchar

Director of HUD's Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs,
US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Helen Martin Scholarship Recipients
Deshanti Dortch, Brini Duran, Vera Pagett, Bejewel Muckle, Denise Akabey

Leonard I. Saltzman Unsung Hero Award Recipients

Muriel Erdmann and Siran O'Connor

 

Key of Excellence Award

Dr. Debbie Salas-Lopez

Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Senior Vice President, Community and Population Health Northwell Health Professor, Medicine

Thank You to our Sponsors

As a sponsor of the Keys Conference, you help us achieve our goal of ending homelessness on Long Island while increasing brand awareness and positioning yourself as a leader in our community!
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