News from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
Our final newsletter of 2017!
Council Convenes With Focus on Partnering with States and Communities
On December 12, the Council came together to discuss essential strategies and evidence-based practices driving national progress, successes so far, and opportunities to strengthen the federal strategic plan.
Driving Action Through State Interagency Councils on Homelessness
We often say that the "magic sauce" in our work to end homelessness is when the policies and actions at the local level line up with and fully leverage what is happening at the state and federal levels. State Interagency Councils on Homelessness can help drive that strategic collaboration.
New HHS Report Builds Framework for Identifying Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Human Services
A new HHS report clarifies the definition of "disparities" in human services programming. It also develops a conceptual framework for identifying racial and ethnic differences throughout the service delivery system and for distinguishing between racial and ethnic differences and disparities.