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Thursday, January 23, 2020, 1:00 – 2:15PM ET

Title: How A Small Rural Community College Supports Students Experiencing Homelessness

[Certificate of Attendance available upon completion]

College of the Redwoods is a small rural community college committed to supporting students experiencing homelessness. With tremendous support from the leadership team, College of the Redwoods has created innovative programming, including a merit-based housing and meal scholarship program that provides students with year-round housing and a meal plan free of charge. From the webinar, participants will:

  • Hear from College of the Redwoods staff, including senior leadership, about how and why they created a support program for students experiencing homelessness
  • Learn how a small rural community college creates a system of support, both on and off campus, to identify and support students experiencing homelessness
  • Identify 2-3 strategies that can be adapted and implemented on campuses to better support students experiencing homelessness


  • Jillian Sitjar, Program Manager, Higher Education, SchoolHouse Connection
  • Dr. Kintay Johnson, Director of Special Programs, Redwoods Community College District
  • Dr. Keith Flamer, President / Superintendent, Redwoods Community College District
  • Joe Hash, Vice President, Student Development & Student Learning Support Services, Redwoods Community College District
  • Marty Coelho, Executive Director College Advancement, Redwoods Community College District

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