CONVERSATIONS WITH... LYNDIA DOWNIE (5:30 P.M. LIGHT REFRESHMENTS; PRESENTATION 6-7:00 P.M.)
Lyndia Downie is president and executive director of the Pine Street Inn, which provides permanent supportive housing, job training and placement, emergency shelter, and street outreach to more than 1,600 homeless men and women each day. The Inn is one of the largest agencies serving homeless people and developing affordable housing targeted at homeless individuals in New England.
With a keen understanding of the complex causes of homelessness and proven methods to combat it, Lyndia continues to successfully involve and build partnerships with social service agencies, state legislators, and business leaders in the fight to end homelessness.
Founded in 1969, Pine Street Inn provides a comprehensive range of services to over 2,000 individuals each day. We are the largest homeless services provider in New England, and could not do our work without the support of our community of friends and supporters.
Pine Street’s programs include permanent housing, emergency shelter, street outreach and workforce development. Our goal is to end homelessness by making the safety and stability of permanent housing a reality for all.
This program is presented as part of Beacon Hill Village’s “Conversations with...” series with support from Cambridge Trust.
Meet on Zoom or at King’s Chapel Parish House, 64 Beacon Street, at 5:30 p.m. for light refreshments; program begins at 6 p.m. BHV members, their guests, and prospective members. Free.
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