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Homeless summit panel discussion scheduled Monday

Claremonters wanting to learn more about how to help the homeless are invited to the city’s community homeless summit on Monday, October 23.

The free meeting, which will take place in the Padua Room at the Alexander Hughes Center, will provide information on how to effectively communicate difficult dialogue, engage and strengthen understanding of supportive services for the homeless and coordinate resources with homeless residents, according to a release from the city.

A panel discussion will consist of experts from the Claremont Homeless Advocacy Program (CHAP), Volunteers of America (VOA), Tri-City Mental Health Clinic, the Claremont Police Department and Human Services Department and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. The panel will discuss the current scope of issues and initiatives regarding homelessness in Claremont and how to address it.

The meeting runs from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, contact Management Analyst Viola Van at (909) 399-5356.

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