Mayors, City Staff, Stakeholders, Community Leaders and Partners are invited to join U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti for a discussion on the continuing commitment to end veteran homelessness and how to keep the momentum alive.
Date: Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 Time: 2:15-3:30pm EST Call-in: 800-230-1059
Funders and providers alike will want to save the date for this 90 minute webinar. Director of the Homelessness Research Institute for the Alliance, Samantha Batko, and Cynthia Nagendra, Director of the Center for Capacity Building, will walk through the new guidelines, the three core components of rapid re-housing and the most promising practices for building an effective program. A Q&A session will follow.
The Alliance posts all of its webinar recordings so that you can access them at your convenience. Take a look at the recent posts available for viewing:
Homelessness as a State of Emergency: A joint webinar about Homelessness as a State of Emergency (SOE) by the Alliance, the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, and the US Interagency Council on Homelessness. Community representatives from Seattle/King County, Portland, and Los Angeles share what their communities hoped to accomplish with the declarations, funding directives and remaining challenges.
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Homeless States of Emergency: Advocacy Strategies to Advance Permanent Solutions
by Guest Blogger, Matt Warfield, National Health Care for the Homeless Council
The National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC) examines the declarations of homelessness as a state of emergency (SOE) from nine jurisdictions to determine whether an SOE declaration could be used as an advocacy tool to advance permanent solutions.
The Rapid Re-Housing Performance Benchmarks and Program Standards: The Core Component Standards
by Jen Saunders
A closer look at the program standards, in particular, the accompanying principles and rationale behind each of the rapid re-housing core components per the the recently released Rapid Re-Housing Performance Benchmarks and Program Standards.
The Alliance works with partners across the country to develop and implement strategies that end homelessness. Together, these strategies are resulting in significant progress toward reaching this goal. Prevent homelessness before it occurs Focus on timely returns to Permanent housing Implement evidence based strategies at the community level Strengthen the support system for vulnerable.