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Top Myths About Homelessness

If we build homeless housing, won't that just attract more homeless people? I read an article about this cool thing they're doing in Utah; why don't we do that? What about tiny homes? 

We know the causes of and solutions to homelessness, but public opinion is based on anecdotes and personal observation rather than facts. This talk will look at some of the most common misconceptions and provide a nuanced, evidence-based response on one of the country's most pressing issues.

MLF Organizer
Patrick O'Reilly

MLF: Psychology

September 23, 2019

The Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero
Taube Family Auditorium
San Francisco, 94105
United States

Carrie Ellen Sager
Senior Homelessness Program Coordinator, Marin County Health and Human Services; Former Staff Attorney, HomeBase

4:45 p.m. check-in
5:15 p.m. program