Inspiration / Action: Homeless Populations with Alan Banks
Inspiration / Action:  Homeless Populations with Alan Banks
WhenTuesday, August 4, 2020, 2:30 – 3:15 PM
CategoriesLectures & Discussions, Webcasts & Online
SponsorAnacostia Community Museum
VenueAnacostia Community Museum
Event LocationVirtual

Join Alan Banks of Friendship Place, Washington, DC explain how his social service organization helps homeless populations in urban communities understand and renew their lives in order to maintain a sense of dignity through targeted health and wellness initiatives.

Alan Banks is Community Engagement Associate and Speakers Bureau Coordinator with Friendship Place, a premier housing service provider for people experiencing homelessness in the DC region. Friendship Place develops innovative, customized, person-focused programs to empower participants to rebuild their lives, find homes, get jobs and reconnect with friends, family and the community, permanently.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Inspiration | Action is a new weekly virtual series of programs by Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum to educate and inspire participants to calls of action and become civically engaged.  Experts will briefly present on four related topics based on one monthly theme.   At the end of each program, participants will be provided digital resources to engage, participate in, or just learn more about the topic discussed.

Please join in on these weekly 30-minute programs designed to harness the collective power of community and its ability to care for and comfort each other in these uncertain times.

Note:  Sign Language interpretation or live captioning for our virtual programs available upon request.  Two weeks advance notice is appreciated.  Place your request by emailing Linda Maxwell at

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