Resilient Colors: Program Management Final Presentation

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  • 610,042- on a single night in Jan 2013. The 2013 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress- US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
    Information was gathered from United States Interagency Council on Homelessness- Jeff Krehely, Director of the LGBT Research and Communication Project at the Center for American Progress
  • June 2012- Williams Institute at UCLA
    Graph Retrieved from http://familyinequality.wordpress.com/2012/07/16/lgbt-teens/
  • These fact are drawn from American progress where they conducted a research on June 2010 called On the Streets: The federal Response to Gay and Transgender homeless youth.
    Retrieved from http://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/issues/2010/06/pdf/lgbtyouthhomelessness.pdf
  • 2009 to 2011 – It marks 19.7 % increase in the homeless population
    Morgan State University did a Baltimore City Homeless Census Report in 2011- Retrieved from http://www.morgan.edu/Documents/Academics/SAP/HC2011.pdf
  • Inter-agency alliance

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  • 1. RESILIENT COLORS Miriam Bennett Eun Hye Kim Shalita O’Neale
  • 2. Who is in need?  LGBTQ Homeless Youth  Statistics in the United States  Homeless: 610,042 (Jan, 2013)  Homeless Youth (18-24): 61,541- 10%  LGBYQ homeless youth population  40% of homeless youth  Approximately 24,616 LGBTQ homeless youth
  • 3.  Williams Institute at UCLA. (2012). Serving Our Youth: Findings from a National Survey of Services Providers Working with lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth Who Are Homeless or At Risk of Becoming Homeless. Retrieved from http://familyinequality.wordpress.com/2012/07/16/lgbt-teens/
  • 4. What are the risks?  Family rejection  8.4 times higher risk of suicide attempt  5.9 times higher risk to experienced depression  3.4 times higher risk to have used illicit drug  3.4 times higher risk to have had unprotected sex  Physical abuse and sexual exploitations  58%- reports of sexual victimization (Midwestern cities)  33% (homeless youth)  44%- approached to engage in sexual activity in order to meet the needs.  26% (homeless youth)  Lower educational attainment  High school dropout rate in 2006 -60%  Survey of LGBTQ youth (The Ruth Ellis Center, NY)
  • 5. Who are we serving?
  • 6. Who are we serving?  LGBTQ homeless youth in Baltimore City  Ages 17 to 25  Approximately 163 LGBTQ homeless youth Statisti c U.S Baltimore City Homelessness (General Population) 610,042 (2013) 4088 (2011) Homeless Youth 10 % 61,541 408 LGBTQ Homeless Youth 40 % 24,616 163
  • 7. What do we Offer?  Emergency and Transitional Housing  Mental Health Services  Family Reunification and Acceptance Program  Substance Abuse Treatment program  Career Training (e.g., resume building, job search, and interview skills)  Support continuing education (e.g., GED and work certification).
  • 8. Desired Goals  Reduce homelessness for LGBTQ youth in Baltimore City.  Equip LGBTQ homeless youth to live independently in a safe environment.  Increase reunification of LGBTQ homeless youth with family members  Increase financial stability for LGBTQ homeless youth through stable employment.
  • 9. Desired Outcome  LGBTQ homeless youth  Report having immediate safety and their needs met (e.g., food, clothing, housing, and hygiene product).  Improve family relationship  Improve self-esteem  Enroll in school and/or vocational programs  Achieve GED and Certification for work  Increase knowledge on career skills (e.g., resume building, job search, and interview skills)  Increase knowledge on Life skills  Increase knowledge on the risk of substance abuse  Reduce substance abuse  Gain and maintain employment with a stable income
  • 10. RESEARCH AND PLANNING (SEE DETAILS BELOW) HIRING AND STAFF TRAINING TIMELINE PROJECT PLANNING- Resilient Colors DecOctSepAugJulyJuneAprilMarchFebJan May Nov 12 Months Spring/Summer 2014 Research and Planning: A seriesof planning meetings will be held with the Directorof the GLBT Community Center to discuss implementing the Resilient Colors program. The Program Director will identify community stakeholders to participate in focus groupsregarding the needs of LGBTQ youth and appropriate service delivery processand begin researching emergency and transitional housing sites and developing relationships with housing developerswith available properties. Fall 2014 Hiring and Training: The Program Director will: •Recruit and hire a Intake Coordinator, Administrative Coordinator, Career Specialist. •Plan LGBTQ competency trainings for staffand implement the Self -Assessment fororganizations working with LGBTQ youth. •(And Administrative Coordinator)work together to implement a Management Information System (MIS) and client Intake Forms.
  • 11. PROGRAMIMPLEMENTATION/SERVICE DELIVERY TIMELINE PROJECT PLANNING- Resilient Colors, cont‘d DecOctSepAugJulyJuneAprilMarchFebJan May Nov Winter2014/Spring 2015 Program Implementation/ServiceDelivery •The program will officially start in January 1, 2015 with a goal of 15 youth participating in the program by February 28, 2015 •Mental Health Counseling (individual, group and family) will begin •Weekly Career Training Sessions will be led by the Career Specialist •Leases for Emergency and Transitional Housing will be signed and properties furnished and ready for youth to occupy. •Residential Counselor will be hired. •By March 2015, 50 LGBTQ homeless youth report experiencing immediate safety as a result of moving to shelter. •By March 2015, 50 LGBTQ homeless youth reports of having immediate needs met (housing, hygiene products, clothing and food)
  • 12. Program Model/ Process
  • 13. GLBT and Resilient Colors ORGANIZATION CHART
  • 14. References  Cortes, A., Henry, M. & Morris, S. (2013). The 2013 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Retrieved from. https://www.onecpd.info/resources/documents/ahar-2013-part1.pdf  Krehely, J., Quintana, N., & Rosenthal, J. (2012). On the Streets The Federal Response to Gay and Transgender Homeless Youth. Center for American Progress. Retrieved from http://www.americanprogress.org/wpcontent/uploads/issues/2010/06/pdf/lgbtyouthhomeless ness.pdf  National Coalition for the Homeless. (2009 June). LGBT Homeless. From National Coalition for the Homeless. Retrieved from. http://www.nationalhomeless.org/factsheets/lgbtq.html  United States Interagency Council on Homelessness. (2013). LGBTQ Youth Homelessness in Focus. United States Interagency Council on Homelessness. Retrieved from. http://usich.gov/issue/lgbt_youth/lgbtq_youth_homelessness_in_focus/  Williams Institute at UCLA. (2012). Serving Our Youth: Findings from a National Survey of Services Providers Working with lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth Who Are Homeless or At Risk of Becoming Homeless. Retrieved from. http://familyinequality. wordpress.com/2012/07/16/lgbt-teens/