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Shrewsbury Library hosts Homeless Shelter Secrets presentation

July 14 @ 7:00 pm

Shrewsbury – Have you ever wondered about what it is like to be homeless? Ryan Dowd has spent most of his life working in homeless shelters. Now he travels the world training law enforcement, nonprofits, libraries and curious individuals. Join Ryan with the Shrewsbury Public Library on July 14, at 7:00 p.m., for this virtual workshop, which will help you understand homelessness better than 99.9% of people.

Presenter Ryan Dowd has spent most of his career as Executive Director of a large homeless shelter near Chicago. In addition, he trains organizations around the globe (including libraries, homeless shelters, and hospitals) on how to use empathy-driven enforcement with homeless individuals.

This program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

This program will take place on Zoom; please register to attend here:


July 14
7:00 pm