Step Up CEO, Board Member, and TAY Member on NPR!

January 26, 2014
Step Up participated on a panel for  NPR’s new show 1A*, discussing innovative efforts to end homelessness across America. Tod Lipka, Step Up President & CEO, Step Up board member, Philip Mangano (President of the American Round Table to Abolish Homelessness and former Executive Director of the US Interagency Council on Homelessness),…

Sunnie W. and Tod Lipka at NPR West in Culver City.

Step Up participated on a panel for  NPR’s new show 1A*, discussing innovative efforts to end homelessness across America. Tod Lipka, Step Up President & CEO, Step Up board member, Philip Mangano (President of the American Round Table to Abolish Homelessness and former Executive Director of the US Interagency Council on Homelessness), Governor Hickenlooper from CO and Governor Baker from MA, San Bernardino County CEO, Greg Devereaux, and Sunnie W., a Transitional Age Youth Step Up member, joined in on the panel discussion.

You may listen to the full panel discussion here: Innovative Efforts to Solve Homelessness.

*1A is a show for a changing America. Every day, host Joshua Johnson convenes a conversation about the most important issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world. 1A is based on the first amendment to the United States Constitution: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”

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