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2015 Conference


The Network's Executive Director Laura Mascuch welcomes the crowd at the 15th annual supportive housing conference on June 4th.

The Network would like to offer an enormous, heartfelt thank you to the 1,600+ registered guests of the 15th Annual New York State Supportive Housing Conference. We will be updating our website in the weeks ahead with photos, videos, presentation materials, audio clips and more from this event. You can also check out highlights of the conference by reading through tweets using the conference hashtag #SHNNY2015.

Click here for a full list of all 23 workshops offered at the Network's 2015 conference. You'll find workshop titles, panelists, presentation materials, videos and more. See below or click here for a slideshow of photographs from the day:

15th Annual New York State Supportive Housing Conference

Keynote Address

Below, see how the 15th Annual Supportive Housing Conference kicked off the largest gathering of the supportive housing community ever with a deeply inspiring keynote address from StoryCorps’ Founder and President Dave Isay. Echoing StoryCorps’ mission and supportive housing’s moral core, Mr. Isay reminded participants that every individual matters. He also said that of the hundreds of keynotes he delivers, this one had meant the most to him personally. 

The morning also featured remarks from retired Brigadier General Dr. Loree Sutton, Commissioner of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs, and a rousing welcome from Executive Director Laura Mascuch. At the outset of the day, Network’s Chair William Traylor shared his own story about his personal history and connection to the world of supportive housing.