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Community Action to Host "Have a Heart for Community" Homelessness Event

Jan 14, 2020

Community Action of Skagit County will feature Ryan Dowd at their March 25, 2020 ”Have a Heart for Community” event at the Swinomish Casino and Lodge. Mr. Dowd is the author of “The Librarians Guide to Homelessness” and runs one of the largest homeless shelters outside of Chicago in the United States. Attendees will learn how to compassionately, confidently and effectively address problematic behavior from patrons experiencing homelessness, mental illness, addiction or trauma. This training is designed for law enforcement, librarians, business owners, baristas, case workers, elected officials, and anyone who is impacted my homelessness. The training costs $70 per person and includes lunch, training materials, and parking. 9 am to 4:30 pm Register online at or Event location: 12885 Casino Drive, Anacortes, WA 98221.

See the official press release or mailer for details.