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On October 4, 2023 Urban Resource Institute convened a group of policy makers, experts, advocates and survivors in a solutions-oriented discussion about the individual and systemic obstacles that survivors of domestic violence and their families face as they work to access safety, stability and healing. ‘A Blueprint for Change: Ending Cycles of Gender-Based Violence & Homelessness’ provided a full scope of URI shelters and programming, and recommended a comprehensive, coordinated, and systemic approach to addressing gender-based violence and homelessness.

Watch the day-long discussion series below.

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“It’s an honor and a pleasure to host some of the best minds who are committed to expanding the framework of safe spaces for survivors.
The often overlapping crises of gender-based violence and homelessness are solvable with the right policies and investments in place.”

- J J Nathaniel Fields, Chief Executive Officer at URI