THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 2017 AT 2:00 PM – UPCOMING WEBINAR WITH THE RAPID RE-HOUSING FOR YOUTH LEARNING COMMUNITY
Connecting young people to employment opportunities is an essential piece of the ending youth homelessness puzzle. This online meeting of the Alliance's RRH for Youth Learning Community will explore best practices in making that connection for youth in RRH programs.
Upcoming: National Week of Action: July 22 – 29, 2017
Our partners at the National Low Income Housing Coalition are preparing for a Housing Week of Action next month. Mark your calendars, and be ready to join advocates across the country in the National Week of Action calling for greater investments in affordable homes. Find out more about how to get involved in events in your local community at Our Homes, Our Voices.
American Bar Association launches national Homeless Youth Legal Network
The American Bar Association announced this week that it is launching a initiative focused on addressing the legal needs of homeless youth. The Homeless Youth Legal Network will provide information and assistance to professionals and advocates, as well as foster connections to service providers and attorneys for homeless youth seeking legal aid. Visit the Network's webpage to learn more.
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If Congress cuts Medicaid, ending homelessness gets much harder
by Jared Thompson
UPDATE: Since this was posted, the Senate announced it would delay a vote until after the July 4th recess. While this delay is an important victory, it does not mean it had been defeated. Now is still the time to take action to fight these cuts! The Senate is barreling toward a reported goal to […]
Preparing for the 2017 NOFA: Make Sure Your CoC Application is Housing First Focused
by Anna Blasco
Throughout the month of May, the Alliance will post weekly blogs dedicated to helping communities prepare for the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). This is the third blog in that series. In our last post, we introduced the CoC Award's Preparation Checklist and began talking about some of the steps […]
What can CoCs do right now to prepare for the Continuum of Care Program NOFA?
by Jen Saunders
Last week, we blogged about what the 2017 CoC Program NOFA Registration Notice tells us about the upcoming competition. As communities anxiously await the release of the NOFA, there are a number of steps CoCs can take now to get ready. These steps, which are outlined in the Alliance's CoC Awards Preparation Checklist, include: Review […]