2021 Poverty and Homelessness Virtual Conference
July 10, 2021, 9 a.m. to Noon ET
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and commitment to promote public health, we are offering virtual (online) professional development this year. We hope you will join us online on July 10!
We are planning to return in person for a full-day conference in Spring 2022; more information will be shared at our virtual conference this summer.
In addition, please feel free to download the attached posters and share out widely. Registration is now open and filling up quickly.
Thank you for your commitment to equity and educational excellence!
Rajni Shankar-Brown, Ph.D.
PHC Founder and Executive Director
PHC Keynote Speaker
Matt Morton, PhD, holds a doctorate degree and Master of Science in evidence-based intervention and policy evaluations from the University of Oxford, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Stetson. Morton has expertise in youth development, youth homelessness and the evaluation of complex interventions and evidence-based practice. He has led the youth homelessness agenda at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago. He has worked as an adviser in the U.S. Administration for Children and Families, and he was a key contributor to the development of the U.S. government’s national strategy to end youth homelessness and efforts on addressing child trauma. Additionally, he has worked on youth, poverty, gender and labor programs and policy as an economist and social protection specialist at the World Bank. Morton’s prior work experience encompasses teaching graduate-level courses at the University of Oxford, consulting for the European Commission and other organizations on policy evaluation,and serving as a Congressional Fellow in the U.S. Senate and as a Policy Fellow at the Eckerd Family Foundation.