Housing and Shelter During a Pandemic: Continuing the Conversation

During our October webinar series, we examined the challenges of managing congregate populations during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. As a follow-up to our three-part series, Housing and Shelter During a Pandemic, we have conducted guest interviews with several subject matter experts to address some of the unanswered questions posed by viewers.


Continuing the Conversation on Shelter Operations and Human Services
Continuing the Conversation on Emergency Shelter for Homeless and Vulnerable Populations
A Conversation Between Dr. Donell Harvin and Clark Kimerer
Continuing the Conversation on Housing and Shelter Systems in Disaster During COVID-19
Continuing the Conversation on Management of Congregate Jail Populations
Thought Provoking Interview Highlights



Justin Brown

Chief, Office of Emergency Management
D.C. Department of Human Services


Denise C. Everhart

Division Disaster Executive
Pacific Division
American Red Cross


Dr. Donell Harvin

Chief, Homeland Security and Preparedness
Washington, D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency


Kevin Kempf

Executive Director
Correctional Leaders Association


Daniel Malone

Executive Director
Downtown Emergency Service Center


Clark Kimerer

Assistant Chief (Retired), Seattle Police Department
Vice Chair, Downtown Emergency Service Center (DESC) (Seattle)

Speaker Bios [pdf]