Join us for a community conversation about panhandling in Shaker. This topic raises many strong reactions and interlocking issues, so we’ve brought together a diverse group of panelists representing different interests and viewpoints, including a former panhandler, to inform our conversation.
Informants will include:
Chris Knestrick, Director of the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless (NEOCH)
Joseph Mead, Constitutional and Poverty Lawyer, ACLU of Ohio, Assistant Professor at Cleveland State University
Toni D. Johnson, Women’s Homeless Outreach Coordinator, Department of Veterans Affairs Louis Stokes Division
Jason Russell, General Manager of the Van Aken District
Commander John Cole, Shaker Heights Police Department – Investigative Bureau