Homelessness: Podcast Brunch Club Vancouver (December 2019)
This is the listening list for PBC Vancouver. The first four episodes are from the PBC global listening list. Everything after the first four are bonus episodes for the Vancouver chapter.
Cities are symbols of hope and opportunity. But today, overcrowding and gentrification are hurting their most vulnerable residents. This hour, TED speakers explore how we can build more humane cities....Show More
L.A., Houston mayors on housing and homelessness
Gimme Shelter: The California Housing Crisis Podcast
1:11:11 | Nov 30th, 2018
Matt and Liam were travelling and sick the past two weeks, so no conventional episode of Gimme Shelter this fortnight. Instead we present a collection of interviews with big city mayors on housing and...Show More
Making a house a home #3 - Housing First
Making a house a home
45:25 | Oct 17th, 2019
In the third episode of 'Making a house a home' we turn our spotlight to Housing First. Why is this probably the best way to fight homelessness? What does the case of Finland show to the rest of EU ...Show More
Working With the Homeless: How Does a Psychiatrist for People Who Are Homeless Do Her Job?
56:36 | Nov 24th, 2019
Jordan talks to Joanna Fried, a psychiatrist at Janian Medical Care who works with the street outreach team. It’s Joanna’s job to conduct the psychiatric evaluations that are part of the packet someon...Show More
At Crosstown Clinic, doctors are turning addiction treatment on its head: they’re prescribing heroin-users the very drug they’re addicted to. This is the story of one clinic’s quest to remove the harm...Show More
Working Classics: How Does the Director of Operations at a Soup Kitchen Do His Job?
50:15 | Dec 1st, 2019
Keeping in the theme of Homelessness Services, Working revisits a classic episode when Jordan spoke to Michael Ottley, the Director of Operations for one of New York City’s biggest emergency food prog...Show More
Working With the Homeless: What’s it Like to Help Run a Shelter?
47:17 | Dec 8th, 2019
This week, Jordan talks to Tamara Ortiz who has been working at Women in Need (WIN) for 23 years. WIN is the largest network of family supportive housing in New York City. Tamara’s job is all about ma...Show More
Working With the Homeless: How Does a Director of Street Medicine Do Her Job?
49:22 | Nov 17th, 2019
This week, Jordan talks to Bonnie Coover, a Family Nurse Practitioner and the Director of Street Medicine at Janian Medical Care. Bonnie and her team provide primary care medical services to people wh...Show More
Working With the Homeless: How Does a Street Outreach Leader Do Her Job?
50:17 | Nov 10th, 2019
Jordan sits down with Stephanie Somar, a clinical supervisor for the Center for Urban Community Services’ street outreach team. Stephanie and her team work on the very front lines of New York City’s e...Show More
Working With the Homeless: How Does a Tenants’ Rights Attorney Do His Job?
1:08:01 | Nov 3rd, 2019
Jordan Weissmann returns to host a new season all about the people who work with the homeless population in New York City. In this first episode, Jordan speaks to Mark Hess, a Supervising Attorney in ...Show More