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Homeless Training Institute – with Ryan Dowd
August 16, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pmFree
Free training sponsored by the Hall County Community Collaborative. Space is limited and registration required. Park and enter on north side of College Park. Lunch will be provided. To register: http://bit.ly/homelesstraining
About the Presenter
Ryan Dowd is Executive Director of Hesed House, a large homeless shelter outside of Chicago, Illinois. He started volunteering there when he was 13 and joined the staff in college.
Most weeks, Ryan travels somewhere in the world to train organizations (law enforcement, healthcare, libraries, nonprofits, etc.) how to compassionately and effectively manage problematic behavior from troubled individuals.
His first book, The Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness, was published by the American Library Association.
Ryan is a licensed attorney with a Master’s of Public Administration.