Josiah Haken is the Chief Executive Officer with City Relief, a non-profit organization that creates connections for the homeless community to hope and resources that can improve their lives. Growing up in Yaoundé, Cameroon, as well as working as an advocate and an outreach leader in the streets of New York City since 2010.
Josiah has a unique perspective on the complexities of urban poverty and homelessness and believes that our unhoused neighbors deserve our best, not just our leftovers. Josiah often leads workshops and webinars to equip and empower people to see their homeless neighbors and engage them with intentionality and compassion.
He holds a Masters Degree in Ministry, Leadership, and Culture from Fresno Pacific University and currently resides with his family in New Jersey.