Women and Gender Studies Lecture Series: Paul Boden

Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
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Paul Boden, executive and organizing director of the Western Regional Advocacy Project, gives a lecture. Free.
Humanities Building, Room 119
Women and Gender Studies Department
Lisa Tresca
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Paul Boden became homeless at age 16. He began volunteering at a drop-in shelter in San Francisco in 1983, eventually becoming a program director there. He then worked as a case manager in a supportive hotel program for mentally ill people. Paul served as executive director of San Francisco’s Coalition on Homelessness for 16 years and was a founder of the community housing partnership, a nationally recognized permanent housing corporation with optional supportive services. He served as president of its board for 10 years. Boden has received dozens of community awards during the last 25 years and recognition from San Francisco, the state of California and the U.S. Congress. He regularly writes articles and op-eds and travels throughout the country giving talks and trainings.


Western Regional Advocacy Project