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Youth On Their Own, What Can We Do To Identify and Support Them?

Event Number 905-19
Date 03/01/2019
Intended Audience
Location Heritage Ballroom
Time 8:30 am - 2:30pm
Fee None
Status Full
Description This conference will feature speakers and panels from the Chicago Law Project, DCFS, Aunt Martha's, Chapin Hall, Voices of Youth Project, 360 Youth Services, as well as others that work with unaccompanied youth. Topics will include but not be limited to, identification of unaccompanied youth, guardianship issues, unaccompanied youth healthcare and SNAP benefits, FAFSA and beyond high school, and trauma and the youths' brain. A highlight of the day will be our unaccompanied youth panel telling their own stories, experiences and sharing their challenges.

Since we will be having a working lunch ITN Dream Deli and Café will be onsite that morning to take orders for a $10 boxed lunch that will be delivered at lunchtime. Ordering lunch is optional. If preferred you may bring your own lunch.