There are nearly 2 million homeless youth in the United States each year.  The West Coast Convening is a collective of service providers, advocates, community stake holders, and researchers who meet every six months to share best practices and brainstorm new solutions to eradicate youth homelessness. 

The West Coast Convening was previously organized and chaired by Megan Gibbard, Arlene Schneir and Eric Rice. WCC is currently being chaired by Robin Petering and Laura Onasch-Vera. Email all questions to