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Since Innovation is a Social Process, its Time to Innovate Together to End Homelessness in Miami

November 8th is Homeless Awareness Day.

The Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust has partnered with Venture Cafe Miami to host a #VCMTakeover Night featuring innovative solutions to addressing the issue of housing and homelessness in Miami. Join us on November 8th to listen to powerful and impactful stories, hack the housing crisis, think outside the box and collaborate with community leaders, concerned citizens, formerly homeless youth, and stakeholders who are working hard to address the pressing issues.

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The Lineup: 


5:30PM to 7:30 PM Idea Hack: Hack to End Homelessness  Ezequiel Williams of Contexto Amazon
5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m State of Homelessness in Miami: Opening Remarks by Ronald L. Book  Miami- Dade Homeless Trust Everglades
6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Maximizing your #ThursdayGathering Experience  VCM Altamira
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Arts & Crafts Workshop: Motivational Youth Kits  H.O.M.Y Collective Café Space
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Around The Table with Ronald L. Book, Esq  VCM Great Bear
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Future of Housing ft. Avra Jain VCM Amazon
8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m What Its Like to Be Homeless Simulation Miami Homes for All Great Bear


Visual Storytelling Sessions:

6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Story Spark Kick Off: Mobile Medics Lazarus Project Altamira
7:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m Story Spark of an Unaccompanied Youth Price Destinobles Altamira
7:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Story Spark: Project UPSTART Miami-Dade County Public Schools Altamira