Lifesavers Speaker Series: Helping the Homeless

Top Pick September 18, 2019 Boston $10.00
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(Courtesy photo from "Stories From Shadows" by Dr. Jim O'Connell)
(Courtesy photo from "Stories From Shadows" by Dr. Jim O'Connell)

We are pleased to invite you to the Lifesavers Speaker Series: Helping the Homeless, presented by the Vilna Shul, Boston’s Center for Jewish Culture, and CJP.

Dr. James O’Connell, founder of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, will share his experience working with the city’s unhoused population for 30 years. Hear his first-hand stories, insights on access to healthcare in the 21st century, and thoughts on the state of homelessness in Boston today.

We will gratefully accept donations of new winter clothing, including hats, gloves, and socks for Boston Health Care for the Homeless at this event.

Dr. O’Connell’s book will be for sale after the event, and he will be signing copies.

A complimentary guided tour of the Vilna and its history will run approximately 45 minutes before the start of the program.

Learn more about CJP’s Social Justice (Tzedek) agenda.

For more information or special accommodations, email Amanda Hadad, Director of Caring and Social Justice (Tzedek), or call 617-457-8768.

Free for students and seniors. If you would like to attend but finances are of concern, please email Director of Communications and Community Outreach Lynne Krasker Schultz at lynne@vlinashul.org.

Sponsored by Jason Weiner and Nicole Zatlyn, the Vilna Shul Lifesavers Speaker Series invites you into our historic building to engage deeply with global thinkers, influencers, and philanthropists championing social justice and positive change.

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Fact Sheet
When
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where
The Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture
18 Phillips St
Boston, MA 02114
Price
$10.00 Per person
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