Listening and Input Session with the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
Faatimah Muhammad, Supervisory Education Program Specialist of the U.S. Department of Education and Jasmine Hayes, Deputy Director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness will facilitate a listening and input session to hear from stakeholders that work with students and youth experiencing homelessness. This is an opportunity to talk to Federal leaders about your work and the role various Federal agencies can play in supporting local and State efforts to prevent and end youth homelessness. You will also have an opportunity to provide input on a new tool being designed to streamline and clarify information about federal resources for families and youth experiencing homelessness, and to share how Federal agencies can continue to support cross-system coordination and collaboration among State and local grantees and community partners.
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Jasmine oversees the policy team and leads our work to prevent and end youth and family homelessness. Driven by her belief in the dignity of every individual, Jasmine has more than twenty years of experience in the human services sector, including 10 years in various leadership roles at DC’s child welfare agency. A recipient of the 2017 True Colors Fund True Leader Award, Jasmine is a founding board member of the Canadian National Centre of Excellence’s Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab, and serves on the national advisory boards of One Roof and the FRIENDS National Center. Jasmine holds an MSW from the University of Toronto.
Faatimah Muhammad is a supervisory education program specialist for the Teachers, Leaders and Special Populations group in the Office of School Support and Accountability, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education at the U.S. Department of Education. This group consist of Title I, Part D, McKinney Vento, Title II, Part A, Title III, Part A and the provisions for Foster Care in Title I, Part A. Prior to joining the Department, she worked as an Instructional Systems Specialist for the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity and as an Assistant Director for AVID Center, Colorado. She also held various positions in DeKalb County Schools System, Georgia.