Anna and colleague, Jack Barile, were interviewed by Hawaii Public Radio regarding their Unsheltered in Honolulu report. See the article released 11/18/20 and the radio segment aired 11/20/20 here.
The Star Advertiser reports on the Housing First Evaluation Report and Photovoice Exhibit.
July 9m 2016 was the opening reception for the art exhibit featuring work from the Housing First Photovoice group. A collaborative effort with IHS, the City, and the College of Social Sciences, the reception took place at Honolulu Hale and featured remarks from the mayor, the dean of the College of Social Science, IHS Chaplain Terry Ogawa, Dr. Jack Barile, Anna Smith (Pruitt), and two client photographers! The reception was well-attended by community members and policy makers and was covered by KITV news. The exhibit was displayed through July 19, 2016 in the Honolulu Hale Courtyard.
UH News features the Housing First Photovoice 1.0 Exhibit. The exhibit featured photos by Housing First clients and staff exploring experiences with homelessness & housing. These photos were taken as part of a research project conducted by EcoLab members. See article here. *Note re: article title: Client photographers are not homeless.
Dr. Jack Barile and Anna Pruitt’s report on Housing First gets recognized in the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s College of Social Sciences Fall Newsletter.
The University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Fall 2016 Psychology Graduate Student Bulletin covers the Housing First Photovoice project and exhibit (article on page 4).
University of Hawaii News covers the Housing First evaluation report and the Photovoice project!
My work in collaboration with the Ecological Determinants Lab was highlighted in the Summer 2016 edition of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Department of Psychology’s Graduate Student Newsletter (pg. 3-4)