DSCA sponsored a forum on Homelessness as part of the 2015 DSCA Annual Members Meeting on March 25, 2015 with an overflow audience at the Herald Tribune community room.  This forum, titled: The Homeless in Sarasota – Positive Happenings and Obstacles to Navigate included the following panelsists, along with Peter Fanning as moderator:

  • Tom Barwin, City Manager, City of Sarasota
  • Bernadette DePino, Chief, Sarasota Police Department
  • Leslie Loveless, Executive Director, Suncoast Partnership to End Homelessness
  • Kevin Cooper, VP Public Policy, Sarasota Chamber of Commerce
  • Major Ethan Frizzell, Co-Commander, Salvation Army Sarasota Area Command