Wednesday, December 7, 2011
10:00–10:15 Welcome and Introductions:
Raphael Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, HUD

Moderator: Meena Bavan, HUD
10:15 – 10:45 Overview of the Facts
Michael Adams, SAGE
Mara Keisling, National Center for Transgender Equality

Moderator: Jane Lincoln, AARP
10:45 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:00 Community Support Services for Non-Institutional Affordable
Housing and Institutional Housing Settings

Mya Chamberlin, Friendly House Inc.
Kathleen Sullivan, Los Angeles LGBT Center
Hope Barrett, Halsted Chicago
Glen-Michael Francis, GRIOT Circle New York

Moderator: Laurie Young, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
12:00 – 12:15 Keynote Address

John Trasvina, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD

Moderator: Ken Carroll, HUD
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch
1:15 – 2:30 Discrimination and Legal Barriers to Accessing Long-Term Care and Housing

Ken Johnson, HHS Office for Civil Rights
Eric Carlson, National Senior Citizen Law Center
Nancy Knauer, Beasley School of Law, Temple University
Hilary Meyer, National Resource Center on LGBT Aging, SAGE
Regina Quattrochi, Bailey House in NYC
Loree Cook-Daniels, Transgender Aging Network

Moderator: Christopher Bates, HHS
2:30 – 3:30 Funding Barriers and Financing Options

Sheila Moore, Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing, Los Angeles
Mark Segal, DMH Fund, William Way Senior Residences, Philadelphia
Seth Kilbourn, Openhouse, San Francisco

Moderator: Greg Case, AoA
3:30 – 3:45 Break
3:45 – 4:45 Issues and Barriers for Different LGBT Elder Housing Models and Policy Recommendations (Moderated Discussion)

Affordable LGBT Elder Assisted Living
Mark Segal, DMH Fund, William Way Senior Residences, Philadelphia

Private Market LGBT Elder Housing
Joy Silver, Rainbow Vision Properties Inc.

LGBT Aging in Place with Community Support Services
Catherine Thurston, SAGE, Harlem NORC

Moderator: Maya Rupert, National Center for Lesbian Rights
4:45 – 5:00 Closing Remarks

Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary for Aging, AoA

Moderator: Alex Rossetti, AoA
5:00 – 6:00 Reception