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Chicago Coordinated Entry Equity Demo - Shared screen with speaker view
Sean O'Gara
31:50
Why aren't we asking people if they've ever been victims of violence while experiencing homelessness?
Diane O'Connell
33:52
How will the test subjects be chosen?
Sean O'Gara
34:52
And how many times they've been victims of violence while experiencing homelessness? Seems that they would be more vulnerable and in need than those who have perhaps spent time in jail or prison for perpetrating acts of violence against others.
David Mowery
35:28
Need to know more about the testing procedure.. issue with the number being tested and the questions
Stacey Matthews
35:38
Up = Move Forward as is
Dan'iel Kendricks
35:39
sideways
Dan'iel Kendricks
35:43
sideways
Jessica Conde-Coss
35:44
up
Michael Mallory
35:46
sideways
Sharonda Peck
35:46
Thumbs up
Chante Gamby
35:46
up
Lauren Cole
35:46
sideways
Sean O'Gara
35:48
down
Jesse Holzman (they/them)
35:50
sideways
David Mowery
35:50
down
Samuel Guardino
35:51
sideways
Diane O'Connell
35:52
sideways
Julio Flores
35:57
sideways
Hebron Morris, Jr.
36:00
thumbs up
Edith Davis
36:00
Thumps up
Dan'iel Kendricks
36:03
sideways
Justine Allenbach
36:09
up
Otha Gaston
36:14
THUMBS UP
Anna Stunkel
36:17
up
Sherri Reeves
36:21
sideways
Rose Plaza
36:27
thumbs up
Maria Seda
36:33
sideways
Chante Gamby
37:18
I agree with Sean-I think it is important to capture information about violence while experiencing homelessness-a lot of individuals have mentioned experiencing violence in shelters
Stacey Matthews
38:04
UP =8Sideways = 11Down = 2
Stephanie Sideman
39:46
@Dianne, thanks for your question no how people will be selected to participate. Dedicated Skilled Assessors, along with a few assessors who complete large numbers of assessments, will be trained to incorporate these questions into all assessments with single individuals for four weeks.
Stephanie Sideman
40:15
As a follow up, if we do not collect enough data during that time we will take more time.
Chante Gamby
41:10
I agree, violence on the streets/within shelters, should be a separate question
Otha Gaston
41:16
Maybe question4 to question up to question2
Diane O'Connell
42:35
I would be in favor of changing the last question to say,
Diane O'Connell
42:58
"If you are BIPOC, have you been discriminated against because of your race or ethnicity?"
Diane O'Connell
44:05
Since the purpose is racial equity.
Chante Gamby
45:00
are those assessors trained in asking questions in a trauma informed way?
Stephanie Sideman
45:36
We assessed about 6000 people in the last year.
Stephanie Sideman
45:55
About 70% were single individuals.
Chante Gamby
46:18
I agree, Diane, it would be helpful to include BIPOC in that question
Stephanie Sideman
46:37
That would mean about 350 Individuals have been assessed per month.
Stephanie Sideman
47:19
Our goal is to set a minimum number but we would not stop asking questions since we are also committed to asking the questions for a month.
Diane O'Connell
47:40
Also are we making sure to track the racial identity of the people we are testing the questions on? I assume so but I'm not sure if it was stated.
Stephanie Sideman
48:22
@Chante, in our survey we specifically asked about being discriminated against based on being Black or Brown. We received feedback to say we should take that piece out and say race or ethnicity. Can you say more about your take on this please?
Stephanie Sideman
48:53
@Diane, yes! We will disaggregate data by race and ethnicity.
Richard Vargas
50:22
In terms of discrimination why can't numbers 3 and 5 be consolidated
Chante Gamby
51:11
@Stephanie-thanks for that clarification-I thought BIPOC would be more inclusive than black or brown, but does not necessarily include ethnicity, so I am in agreement with the feedback
Stephanie Sideman
51:46
@Chante, thank you for that excellent feedback/insight/guidance.
Jessica Conde-Coss
52:45
up
Michael Mallory
52:49
up
Jesse Holzman (they/them)
55:19
If you leave the wording as is, my concern is that you may have some white people who would say they have been discriminated against because of their race.
Jesse Holzman (they/them)
55:32
In short, I agree with Diane
Chante Gamby
55:49
good point
Stephanie Sideman
55:58
@Diane, right on!
Stephanie Sideman
57:18
These questions are listed in order of favorability, and we would group the discrimination questions together so that we do not have one question in between them.
Jesse Holzman (they/them)
57:22
Is there a reason that disability isn't included?
Stephanie Sideman
58:00
@Jesse, we do ask if people have a disability. Do you mean why we are not asking about discrimination based on having a disability?
Jesse Holzman (they/them)
58:26
@stephanie, Yes, thank you for that clarification
David Mowery
58:36
Putting 3 and 5 together makes it non-additive
Chante Gamby
01:01:01
good point, Lauren!
Stephanie Sideman
01:07:07
@Lauren, we have data from questions we already ask such as length of homelessness, unsheltered status, etc. that can also come to light as part of this process. We don't have data for questions like this, so this test will help us look at all of these pieces together.
Stephanie Sideman
01:07:37
As one example, we may find that some of these questions (or something like them) and information we already collect should be combined for a score.
Stephanie Sideman
01:08:24
@Stacey, that is data from Accelerated Moving Events.
Elizabeth Perez
01:09:31
It is the Expedited Housing Initiative data which includes the Accelerated Moving Events
CJ Ohara
01:09:31
also another form of housing discrimination in source of income.
Diane O'Connell
01:10:13
I do not like the term Justice Involved. No really good term for it that I know of.
Stephanie Sideman
01:10:37
@Diane, as long as we take the word criminal out, I think anything else can work.
CJ Ohara
01:11:14
instead of Justice involved, could be interaction with the Justice system.
Chante Gamby
01:11:44
good idea, CJ
Lauren Cole
01:12:07
Yes Jesse, very important point
Stephanie Sideman
01:12:28
@Jesse, would housing instability be better?
Stephanie Sideman
01:12:37
As in, did your family experience housing instability?
Sherri Reeves
01:12:46
Good point Jesse!!
Jesse Holzman
01:13:06
I would include examples
Stephanie Sideman
01:13:29
Great! That sounds so very reasonable. :)
CJ Ohara
01:14:38
examples or something comparable makes a lot of sense
Chante Gamby
01:15:22
unfortunately, I have to log off for another meeting, but I appreciate all the work and insight being shared here. I do hope that as we are doing trauma-informed assessments that we are also providing resources for follow up. Otherwise, it feels like we are asking people to be vulnerable to collect data, but not providing resources to assist them in the short-term at least, which is something that communities of color have experienced
Jesse Holzman
01:16:06
I absolutely agree with Chante!
CJ Ohara
01:16:17
is there a place for discrimination for sexual identity or preference?
David Mowery
01:16:35
Have any follow-up questions been considered to help create an index
CJ Ohara
01:16:38
I meant in one of the questions
David Mowery
01:20:07
Will answers to these questions be kept only in the CES process .. are any questions weighted more than others
Stephanie Sideman
01:20:52
If it helps to think about this way, we do have ties on the VI all of the time.
Jesse Holzman
01:21:52
great question about weighting some questions
David Mowery
01:21:55
? on tie breakers … is one question more important than another
CJ Ohara
01:23:58
I think Lauren Cole has a hand up
LaMont Green
01:26:54
ok:-)
LaMont Green
01:26:59
Thank you!!!
Stephanie Sideman
01:27:49
The CE Implementation Team is currently running a test with the three agencies with the highest rematch rate (starting March 15th) to learn more about this as well and course correct.
Jesse Holzman
01:29:00
I got invited by a community member, is there a way to be added to a email list so that I can attend again in the future?
Stephanie Sideman
01:29:22
YES! And always feel great about forwarding as everyone is invited!
David Mowery
01:30:48
be sure to mention couch surfing
Jesse Holzman
01:31:15
yes. that is a term young people use all the time!
Jessica Conde-Coss
01:31:40
up
Lauren Cole
01:31:44
thumbs up
David Mowery
01:31:46
thumb sideways
Otha Gaston
01:31:55
thumbs up
Sharonda Peck
01:31:59
Thumbs up
Michael Mallory
01:32:06
Up
CJ Ohara
01:32:07
thumbs up
Jesse Holzman
01:32:11
thumbs up
Rose Plaza
01:32:16
up
Maria Seda
01:32:19
up
Justine Allenbach
01:32:20
thumps up
Sean O'Gara
01:32:39
up
Sherri Reeves
01:32:47
up
Stephanie Sideman
01:33:35
up
Stacey Matthews
01:33:46
UP = 16SIDEWAYS = 1DOWN = 0
Stacey Matthews
01:33:52
We have a test!!!!!
Stephanie Sideman
01:34:00
Thanks, everyone!
Sean O'Gara
01:34:02
I'd be curious to apply these questions to apply these questions in survey form to people already housed in the CoC. Are we fixing a problem that doesn't exist?
Stacey Matthews
01:34:22
Thank you all for taking this walk with us and allowing us to be along side your community as you take this journey.
Stacey Matthews
01:35:26
@Sean, thank you for that suggestion. We did consider that and, at the point of initial review, may again look at doing that.
Stephanie Sideman
01:35:58
We hope to see you at the next session in April to review the test. Please help us get the word out about that when you see the invite. :)
Jessica Conde-Coss
01:35:59
This was a great meeting. Very informative. Thanks!
CJ Ohara
01:36:36
have a good day
Jesse Holzman
01:36:38
thanks all!