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Policy Forum on Youth Homelessness

Policy Forum on Youth Homelessness

Policy Forum on Youth Homelessness

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Homeless Link

1.30pm - 4.15pm

The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, London, SE11 5RR

This forum, for London-based services, explores the issues of serious youth violence and how recent legislative changes have impacted on young people.

This event is funded by London Councils - there is no charge to attend.

Draft Agenda:

1.30 Registration

1.45 Welcome and Introduction, Jane Bancroft, Homeless Link

1.50 Young people impacted by serious youth violence, gangs, and criminal exploitation - Kate Bond, New Horizon Youth Centre

2.10 Q&A and discussion

2.30 Homeless Link’s work around young homeless people – Lauren Page-Hammick, Homeless Link

2.40 Break – tea, coffee and biscuits

3.00 Reform’s Research on Preventing Youth Homelessness: Findings and Recommendations – Luke Heselwood, Reform

3.15 Impact of recent legislation and funding decisions on young people – Marike Van Harskamp, New Horizon Youth Centre

3.25 Q&A and discussion

3.50 Project updates

4.10 Closing remarks and event evaluation

4.15 Forum closes

You can register for this event here. 

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