The Mayors Office of Public Engagement is excited to announce the next iteration of the Days of Compassion Initiative, our “Days of Compassion Civic University “!
The Days of Compassion Civic University is a 3 day training session is to provide congregants, lay leaders, clergy and advocates within the faith community focused on providing comprehensive engagement, resources and education to participants as well as assisting with the development individual service plans for attendees to develop a strong foundation for homeless service partnership.
Wednesday October 18, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Friday October 20, 2017 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Wednesday October 25, 20176:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Los Angeles City Hall 200 N. Spring St. LA CA 90012
All attendees are asked to be prepared to attend all 3 days of training.
Day One: Homelessness 101 “This section of Civic U will highlight the various sectors of homeless services including System Structure, Policy, Data, Populations and Service Provision. This section will include representatives from City, County, Los Angeles Service Authority, HOPE and ERT Teams and the Service provider community. These representative will give an opening presentation, participate in question and answer and close with tangible activity recommendations for engagement in their area of service.
Day Two: Site Visits – Section 2 will provide a firsthand engagement opportunity for participants. Attendees will visit a Permanent Supportive Housing Campus, Coordinated Entry System and Homeless Family Service System Intake Site and a Transitional Living Facility. During this portion of the CIVIC U participants will be able to see the facilities speak with service providers and learn about the processes that move homeless persons into sustainable housing.
Day Three: Recap and Planning “In the final section of the DOC CIVIC U the participants will recap and share, feedback, learning and impact of the previous days. To culminate, each congregation represented will create an action plan to implement within their faith organization. This strategy will be designed for the capacity of the congregation, focused on their geographic service area and based on an identified population and service model.