Chapter Dinner Thursday Meeting - Nov 21, 2019
1.5 Strategic Business Management skills
Presenter: Greg Morris, Executive Director of HopeWorks, the largest comprehensive homeless service provider in New Mexico
Project End Homelessness: Why cross systems collaboration can feel like a goat rodeo, and how to overcome it.
Mr. Morris will provide an overview of HopeWorks, the largest, comprehensive (non-profit) homeless service provider in New Mexico. He will discuss the cross systems effort to address homelessness in greater Albuquerque and what it takes to effectively collaborate.
1. The basics of homeless service provision: Housing First
2. Collaboration 101: The challenges and solutions inherent in working together
Presenter Bio: Since 2016, Greg serves as the executive director of HopeWorks, the largest comprehensive homeless service provider in New Mexico. HopeWorks provides housing, behavioral health, employment, and day shelter services. Greg previously served as the executive director of the ACLU of Idaho, was the founder and director of CATCH, Inc., a nationally recognized re-housing program in southwestern Idaho, and has worked with at-risk and homeless individuals, youth, and families for more than 25 years.