141st APHA Annual Meeting

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Jama Shelton, LMSW

Doctoral Candidate
CUNY Graduate Center
Social Welfare
Silberman School of Social Work
2180 Third Ave., 6th floor
New York, NY
USA 10035
Email: jama.shelton@gmail.com

Biographical Sketch:
Jama Shelton is a Ph.D. candidate in Social Welfare at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her dissertation research examines the unique needs and experiences of homeless transgender youth. She is the Coordinator of Research, Evaluation, and Training at the Ali Forney Center (AFC). AFC provides housing and supportive services to LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness. Jama also teaches in the graduate schools of social work at Hunter College and New York University.

4148.0 Other side of risk: Reframing housing instability for transgender and gender nonconforming young people