The City of San Luis Obispo and the police department are hosting a panel discussion on homelessness this month and they’re asking for questions from the public.
The event will take place on Wednesday, June 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the community room at the San Luis Obispo Library, located at 995 Palm Street.
Panelists will include:
- Deanna Cantrell – Chief of Police, City of San Luis Obispo
- Anne Robin – Behavioral Health Director, San Luis Obispo County
- Laurel Weir – Coordinator for Homeless Services, San Luis Obispo County
- Grace McIntosh – Deputy Director, Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo
- Joe Madsen – Division Director, Transitions-Mental Health Association
- Tim Olivas – Undersheriff, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office
- Alan Iftiniuk – CEO, French Hospital Medical Center
They will discuss the current state of homelessness in the area and what’s being done to address the issue. Click here to submit a question.
The city estimates there are more than 400 homeless individuals in San Luis Obispo.
Community members interested in attending the discussion are encouraged to RSVP on Facebook.