HOMELESSNESS: ON OUR STREETS AND ON OUR SCREENS

What actions can Hollywood writers/ producers/ directors be taking to support the homeless community in Los Angeles and how can creatives leverage the power of the industry to provide further support at both a local and national level?

What actions can Hollywood writers/ producers/ directors be taking to support the homeless community in Los Angeles and how can creatives leverage the power of the industry to provide further support at both a local and national level? This event explored this question through performances, keynotes, panel discussion with TV writers and activists, interactive breakouts with community leaders, and a Call to Action.

Speakers and performers included:
Trishes (Singer/Songwriter/Activist)
J (Songwriter/Musician)
Troy Vaughn (CEO of Los Angeles Mission
Rotimi Rainwater (Director of Lost in America)
Gabe Feinberg (Writer/producer on Chicago Med
Michelle Denise Jackson (Writer/Producer)
Olivia Carroll (Grassroots Organizer and YEA! Founding Board Member)
Monique Alvarado (Organizational Development Project Manager at LA Mission)
Hassan Galedary (President and Co-founder of Feed the Streets)
Halcyon Selfmade (Artist, Activist, and Advocate)

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