Biography of Sean Cononie

Summary of Qualifications:

I consider myself to be an expert on homelessness. I have worked with the homeless population as an advocate for more than 40 years, which includes 30 plus years as the CEO, Director, and Founder of multiple homeless shelters in Florida. I have extensive knowledge of all aspects of homeless issues. For fifteen years my average work week consisted of living at the homeless shelter 7 days a week working 17-hour days with the homeless residents.

1996-Current, Founder and CEO COSAC Homeless Foundation
“A bed for everyone no matter what”

1981-Current – Fed the homeless while still in high school


  • Advocated for new Hate Crime laws designating the homeless as a protected class.
  • Developed and published Homeless Voice Newspaper.

Press/Media Coverage:

  • Dr. Phil, Norris Gaynor story “Bumfights” as Hate Crimes
  • Fox & Friends Morning Show
  • CNN
  • CBS News with Gayle King
  • ABC National News
  • NBC National News


  • Bachelor Of Science, Criminal Justice
  • BFlorida Atlantic University, Boca Raton

Contact Information
954-925-6466 ext. 301

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