Antoine Lovell, LMSW, MPA has experience in the fields of housing, homelessness, organizational management and leadership, workforce development and policy. He has dedicated his practice career in these areas by working with marginalized populations in social service and governmental organizations. Throughout his career, Antoine has successfully housed diverse populations, and drafted economic development legislation for a state legislature. Most recently, Antoine was the Director of a supportive housing division for a large child welfare organization that served runaway homeless youth, along with youth in foster care. Antoine’s primary research interest will focus on diversity and inclusion within the field of social work, youth, race and racism, poverty, along with social/public policy and their impact on people of African descent.