Tue, May 14, 2013
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Homelessness in the Media

The Housing Development Consortium in partnership with the Eastside Homelessness Advisory Committee (EHAC), invites you to join us for a panel discussion about media coverage of eastside homelessness issues.

This event will bring together homeless service providers and members of the media to discuss how best to improve and increase media coverage of homelessness issues on the eastside. Following the panel discussion, attendees are encouraged to continue the conversation and network over light refreshments.

Moderator:
Barry Mitzman, Peabody award-winning TV producer and host, Professor of Strategic Communications at Seattle University

Media panelists:
Keith Ervin, Reporter, The Seattle Times
Sonya Green, News and Public Affairs Director, 91.3 KBCS
Craig Groshart, Editor, Bellevue Reporter & Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter
Jeanne Gustafson, Editor, Kirkland PATCH
Judy Lightfoot, Contributing Writer and Editor, Crosscut

Homeless service provider panelists:

David Johns-Bowling, Director of Shelter Services, Congregations for the Homeless
Ann Levine, Executive Director, Imagine Housing
Terry Pottmeyer, President & CEO, Friends of Youth
Sarah Steininger, Community Advocacy Program Director, LifeWire
Gina Yarwood, Associate Director of Family Village Redmond, YWCA Seattle-King-Snohomish

We will meet at Friends of Youth's newly opened Youth Service Center in Kirkland. Parking is available across the street at the Church of Jesus Christ of LDS.

Please register below, as space is limited. If you have questions, contact Stephanie Velasco or call 206-682-9541.

Event Location

Friends of Youth, Kirkland Campus
13116 NE 132nd St.
Kirkland, WA 98033


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