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Virtual Housing Summit for LGBTQ+ and PLWH Older Adults

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for this free virtual summit on housing issues for older LGBTQ and PLWH.

Please register here to learn from experts and change-makers about the issues and opportunities around older adult housing for LGBTQ+ and PLWH. This event is part of Rainbow Health’s Aging Initiative and will be moderated by Maren Levad and Abby Henderson.

(Attendees can earn 3 Social Work CEs through this program.)


Schedule of the Morning

9am – 10am – Older Adults & Shelters and Supportive Housing: Policies for LGBTQ and HIV Older Adults

With: Gisele Efon and Jamie Wolff, Hennepin County Homeless to Housing Senior Social Workers; Christin L. Lindberg, Research Associate, Wilder Research

10 – 10:15 – Break

10:15 – 11:15 – Innovative Housing Solutions

With: Sydney Kopp-Richardson, Director of SAGE’s National LGBTQ+ Elder Housing Initiative, Amy Ford, VP of Strategic Partnerships & Business Development , Silvernest

11:15 – 11:30 – Break

11:30 – 12:00 – What are Your Problems/Solutions? Breakout Networking and Conversation on Topics: Rural Housing, Welcoming LGBTQ Older Adults, Housing Advocacy

Facilitated Breakout Rooms with Maren Levad (RH), Kim Lieberman (RH), and Lauri Simons (RAAN)