2013 NLS Conference – Readings & multimedia links

Here you will find readings and links to videos and audio-recordings related to the 2013 NLS Research-Practice Conference & PDW theme: Homelessness. These provide contextual information on the state of homelessness in Central Florida and local initiatives to address this problem.

NLS Infographic

Background Reading on the Challenge

  1. A report on cross sector collaboration to address homelessness – prepared by MBA students at Rollins College under the supervision of Professor Ron Piccolo
  2. Homelessness in Central Florida – An Infographic – prepared by MBA students at Rollins College under the supervision of Professor Ron Piccolo

Videos

  1. 60 Minutes Episode 1 from March 2011 from CBS News
  2. 60 Minutes Episode 2 from November 2011 from CBS News
  3. Profile of Center for Public and Nonprofit Management’s AmeriCorps VISA project on k-12 homeless education: A Video produced by PBS affiliate in Orlando, FL

Audios

Here are links to selected audio recordings of a set of Community Conversations around homelessness, convened by Seminole County government (Central Florida). These conversations were facilitated by Dr. Thomas Bryer (University of Central Florida):

  1. http://cmfmedia.org/2011/04/homelessness-a-community-conversation/ (#1)
  2. http://cmfmedia.org/2011/07/homelessness-a-community-conversation-3/ (#3)
  3. http://cmfmedia.org/2011/07/homelessness-a-community-conversation-4/ (#4)
  4. http://cmfmedia.org/2011/08/homelessness-a-community-conversation-5/ (#5)

Case Material

 

  1. Heading Home Hennepin – a case on the successful initiative to alleviate homelessness in Hennepin County, MN

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