Confronting Homelessness in New York City
Tue / Nov 16 / 7:00 pm / Livestream and 87th St.
Linda Gibbs and Muzzy Rosenblatt
Explore the circumstances that leave people homeless and how our society got to this point; confront the tension between compassion and self-interest when we see homelessness on the street; and discuss where we go from here.
Linda Gibbs is Principal for Social Services at Bloomberg Associates and is a Senior Fellow at Results for America. She served in the New York City government as the Commissioner overseeing homelessness until 2005 and then as Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services until 2013.
Muzzy Rosenblatt is Chief Executive Officer and President of Bowery Residents’ Committee (BRC), a nonprofit organization committed to bringing stability and dignity to nearly 10,000 homeless and at-risk individuals each year in New York City.