REGION III: 2021 Runaway and Homeless Youth Grantees Regional Training

Welcome to The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) and Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center (RHYTTAC), 2021 Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Grantees Regional Training. Below you will find your region's agenda, supplemental materials, and information regarding access to the Virtual Event Platform. 

Region III Location: PA, WV, VA, MD, DC, DE
Federal Program Officers: Habibah Sulayman-Smith
Regional Program Manager: Keith Wallace
Regional Administrator: Erin McDonald

AGENDA (EAST REGION III)

Monday, May 24th

Grantees from ALL regions to attend. Please CLICK HERE for Day One's presentation and session materials. 
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm ET                  Welcome & Federal Updates
  • Dr. Sanzanna Dean, Director, Division of Runaway and Homeless Youth, Family and Youth Services Bureau
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm ET Virtual Monitoring
  • Areon Kelvington, Runaway and Homeless Youth Regional Program Manager, Regions 4, 5 and 7, Family and Youth Services Bureau
 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm ET                       National Runaway Safeline
  • Ana Cody, Human Trafficking Advisor, Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Susan Frankel, Chief Executive Officer, National Runaway Safeline 
  • Jeff Stern, Chief Engagement Officer, National Runaway Safeline
 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm ET                                     Health and Well-being in a Virtual Space
  • Maddox Guerilla, Youth Catalyst Team, Youth Collaboratory
 1:45 pm - 2:15 pm ET                                               Break
 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm ET RHY-HMIS: Information You Can Use
  • Dr. Resa Matthew, Director, Division of Evaluation, Data and Policy, Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Gloria Watkins, Program Specialist, Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Lori Hunter, Principal Associate, Enabling Technologies, Abt Associates
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm ET  Closing Remarks & Schedule Review
  • Dr. Sanzanna Dean, Director, Division of Runaway and Homeless Youth, Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Meredith Hicks, RHYTTAC Director, Youth Collaboratory

 

Thursday, May 27th

*Presentation and session materials to be added as they become available. 

9:00 am - 9:20 am ET                                              

Welcome

  • Habibah Sulayman Smith, Program Specialist R3,Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Keith Wallace, Runaway and Homeless Youth Regional Program Manager, Regions 1, 2, 3, and 6, Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Erin McDonald, Regional Administrator, Family and Youth Services Bureau
9:20 am - 9:50 am ET                   

"Positive Youth Development in Action" (Presentation and Discussion)

  • Dashamir Pettway, TA Associate, Youth Collaboratory
  • Andre Thomas, Youth Catalyst Team, Youth Collaboratory 

Session Materials:

9:50 am - 10:30 am ET   

Peer to Peer Discussion: BCP

  • John McGah, TA Manager Contractor, RHYTTAC

Peer to Peer Discussion: TLP/MGH

  • Liam Spady, TA Associate, RHYTTAC

Peer to Peer Discussion: SOP

  • Becky Haberstroh, Director of Youth and Family Services,  FamilyLinks
10:30 am - 10:40 am ET                                    Break
10:35 am - 11:40 am ET

“Human Trafficking Overview and Latest Data” (Presentation and Discussion)

  • Natalie Proud, Associate Program Director, Covenant House, Outreach & Advocate Chair, Philadelphia Anti-trafficking 

Session Materials: 

11:40 am - 12:00 pm ET                   

Closing

  • Habibah Sulayman Smith, Program Specialist R3,  Family and Youth Services Bureau

 

Access Virtual Event Platform Information

Click HERE to access instructions and information regarding the 2021 Regional Training Virtual Event Platform.

More Information/Support

If you have questions or need assistance, please reach out to RHYTTAC at [email protected] or at any time during the event via Event Chat.