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Kevin Adler

Founder & CEO
Miracle Messages

Kevin F. Adler is an award-winning social entrepreneur, sociologist, and bestselling author.

Since 2014, Kevin has served as the founder and CEO of Miracle Messages, an award-winning nonprofit that helps people experiencing homelessness across the US rebuild their social support systems and financial security, primarily through family reunifications, a phone buddy program, and the first basic income pilot for unhoused individuals in the US, backed by as part of a $2.1 million randomized control trial led by researchers at USC.

Kevin is also the author of When We Walk By, which Publishers Weekly described as “a must-read for anyone interested in solving the problem of homelessness." Kevin’s pioneering work on homelessness and relational poverty has been featured widely, including in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, PBS NewsHour, on a billboard in Times Square, and in his TED Talk. His recent accolades include being named a Presidential Leadership Scholar and the Young Alumnus of the year at Occidental College.

Motivated by his late mother’s work teaching at underserved adult schools and nursing homes, and his late uncle’s 30 years living on the streets, Kevin believes in a future where everyone is seen as invaluable and interconnected.

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Events featuring Kevin Adler
Events featuring Kevin Adler