UN 58th Commission on Social Develoment | Side-event ►Children’s homelessness: Not only a matter of having a street address, but of building a more cohesive and inclusive society

Date & Time: 
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 1:15pm to 2:45pm
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United Nations 58th Commission for Social Development (CSocD58)


  • Deborah K. Padgett, PhD, MPH, New York University Professor at the Silver School of Social Work and Affiliate Professor at the Department of Anthropology and the College of Global Public Health
    • “The Impact of Homelessness on Children and Families: Examining the Evidence”
  • Chloe Stein, Principal Policy Analyst, Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness, NYC
    • “Examining the Long-Lasting Impact of Homelessness on Children”
  • Christopher Hanway, Executive Director, Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement, NYC
    • “Educating Homeless Children: The Family Literacy Approach”
  • Nada Elattar, Early Childhood Development (ECD) Specialist at UNICEF, Headquarters in NYC (ECPC Secretary)
    • “Survive and Thrive - Supporting young children and families impacted by humanitarian situations”


  • Suna Hanöz-Penney, Director of International Program, ACEV-Mother Child Education Foundation (Turkey) (ECPC member)

Download the side-event flyer with speaker biographies.

*Please contact the ECPC if you are interested in attending this side-event.


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