Homeless expert to speak at First Presbyterian Church

Dan Brezenoff Courtesy photo

A housing and homeless adviser to Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia will speak at Grace First Presbyterian Church on Studebaker Road Sunday, July 14, in the Saul Ministry Center, according to spokesman Jonas Hayes.

Daniel Brezenoff, a licensed clinical social worker with 25 years of experience as an educator and 23 years in community mental health. He has been an adjunct faculty member of the Department of Human Services at Cal State Dominguez Hills since 2014, will be the  featured speaker, he said.

Brezenoff is currently Senior Advisor to Mayor Robert Garcia of the City of Long Beach, California, Deputy for Housing and Homelessness, and the First District Council Office Administrator. His writings have been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Press-Telegram, and the Long Beach Post. He lives in Long Beach with his family, where he also maintains a part-time private practice as a therapist.

He said the event and parking are free to the public. The event begins at 12:15 p.m. and the church’s address is 3955 N. Studebaker Road.


Homeless expert to speak at First Presbyterian Church