School of Social Work Field Policy Fellows March Seminar
Join us as we hear from Gail Levinson, the executive director of The Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey. Levinson will discuss contemporary issues in disability policy and services in NJ and policy oriented career paths.
Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey is a statewide non-profit organization working for the establishment of a strong supportive housing industry in New Jersey serving persons with disabilities.For more information about the organization, go here: shanj.org
Before becoming director of SHA, Gail directed the nonprofit organization, Arts Unbound, which provides skills building and earnings opportunities in the visual arts for students and emerging artists with disabilities in NJ. Gail has worked in the disability community her entire professional career serving as director of Policy and Legislation for the Mental Health Association in NJ, director of Advocacy for the Community Health Law Project, liaison to the AIDS Community at the pharmaceutical company Hoffmann La Roche, and team leader for the NJ Children's Initiative. She holds a Masters degree in psychology. Her interests and goals have always gravitated toward improving community access and opportunities for people living with special needs.