Ending Homelessness Academy

The Partnership is pleased to partner with 1619 Consulting and Alliance Health to offer the Ending Homelessness Academy 2022 to our Wake County homeless service providers and Wake County community partners.

Over the course of 6 to 7 months, the Partnership is offering training focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the Systems Level and Mental Health First Aid to provide participants excellent foundational knowledge and strategies for addressing inequities, disparities, and client crisis in Wake County.

Sneak Peek at What’s Ahead!

Stay tuned for 2022 dates and registration information !

Diversity, Inclusion and Racial Equity Series

The Ending Homelessness Academy 2022 provides frontline staff, managers, and community leadership intensive training and support from Diversity, Inclusion, and Racial Equity experts from 1619 Consulting. The training consists of six workshops and two Race-Affinity Dialogue Sessions.

1619 Workshops

1619 provides awareness groundwork that builds a common language and understanding of the history of race and racism that impacts our homeless response system today.

  1. Engaging Constructively in Brave Conversations About Race
  2. Part 1: The Myth and Psychology of Race & Racism
  3. Part 2: The Myth and Psychology of Race & Racism
  4. Race, Work, and Leadership
  5. Putting it All Together
  6. Restorative Healing & Self-Care

Race-Affinity Dialogue

1. Pre-Workshop 2. Post-Workshop

Mental Health First Aid

Presented by Alliance Health, Mental Health First Aid teaches participants how to recognize the risk factors and warning signs of mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, eating disorders, substance use disorders, and self-injury.

The training teaches the skills and knowledge to help connect individuals experiencing a crisis with professional care.

Additional Content TBD

Additional content may be integrated into the Ending Homelessness Academy 2022 curriculum to tie together our new knowledge and steps our homeless response system can take to integrate equity practices into our governance and advocacy for systemic changes.