Hollywood Homeless Youth Partnership

April 2012

Arlene Schneir (LA Children’s Hospital), Rachel Romanski (Hollywood Arts), and Meera Manek (HHYP) attended the California Coalition for Youth Conference, April 15-17.  The conference programming focused on legislative trainings, youth advocacy and leadership workshops, and panel discussions related to the continuum of care.

Advocating on behalf of the HHYP and youth, Meera Manek lead legislative office visits with Assemblymembers Mike Gatto, Mike Feuer, and Steven Bradford as well as Senators Carol Liu and Kevin De Leon to promote AB 2547, a bill that would create the state Office of the Homeless Youth Advocate.

Meera Manek, Consultant, Director of Advocacy & Policy, conducting legislative visits on behalf of HHYP at the CA State Capitol