1 2 3 4

Panel Discussion

“Homelessness in Orange County: Discovering Solutions Together”

November 12th, 2016, 1PM  -  City Council Chambers

Expert Panel:

Karen Williams - President & CEO, 211 Orange County (Moderator)
Heather Stratman - Executive Director, Association of California Cities Orange County (ACC-OC)
Brenyale E. Toomer Byas - MSW, Director of Housing and Income, Orange County United Way
Judson Brown - Housing Division Manager, City of Santa Ana
Jackie Jordan - Director, One Step Ministry (houses homless single parent families)
Ronetta Johnson - Executive Director, Community Serice Programs, Inc.
Dawn Price - Executive Director, Friendship Shelter

  • 400,000 people who struggle with hunger in Orange County

  • 1 out of 5 children are at risk of hunger each month in Orange County

  • On any given night in Orange County, more than 4,400 people are homeless, an increase of 5% from 2013
  • More than 15,291 people are homeless over the course of a year

  • 37% will be individuals in families, including children