Updated Link - Webinar Recording Posted: Equal Access and Gender Identity Rules Training




Updated Link - Webinar Recording Posted: Equal Access and Gender Identity Rules Training
This message is being sent to update the broken link for Related Materials and Resources sent in the previous message.
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) held a series of webinars for Continuum of Care (CoC) Collaborative Applicants and providers, Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) recipients and sub-recipients, and Housing Opportunities for Persons With Aids (HOPWA) grantees to educate participants about the requirements of the Equal Access Rule and Gender Identity Rule and how to ensure that projects operate in compliance with these rules. This webinar also provided "LGBT Language 101" training to aid participants in increasing their knowledge and skills in using appropriate, inclusive language with all clients they serve. Participants were introduced to HUD's Technical Assistance (TA) materials to aid their compliance efforts.
The webinar recording is now available on the HUD Exchange along with the presentation slides, speaker notes, and transcript. You can access the materials under Related Materials and Resources.
For additional Equal Access Rule information, please visit the HUD Exchange LGBT Homelessness Page on the HUD Exchange, which includes the following resources:
If you have questions regarding the 2016 Equal Access Rule, please submit them to HUD's Ask a Question (AAQ) desk.

Training Point of Contact

TJ Winfield | 240-582-3607 | EAR.Training@Cloudburstgroup.com
         
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Correction - Save the Date: Coordinated Entry Requirements Webinar - March 2017

Correction - Save the Date: Coordinated Entry Requirements Webinar - March 2017
This message is being sent to correct the day of the week of each training. The first webinar will take place on Monday, March 20, 2017 and the third webinar will take place on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is holding a series of webinars for Continuums of Care (CoCs) and recipients of CoC Program and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program funding to educate participants about the components of the Notice Establishing Additional Requirements for Continuum of Care Centralized or Coordinated Assessment System. This webinar will connect the dots across all of HUD's Coordinated Entry requirements and recommendations, help communities understand the requirements, and what steps a community should consider to evaluate and ensure compliance. Participants will be introduced to HUD's TA materials to aid their compliance efforts, including a checklist of essential elements assessment tool (available on the HUD Exchange).

Webinar Dates

  • Monday, March 20, 2017 1:00–2:30 PM EDT
  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017 2:00–3:30 PM EDT
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:00–2:30 PM EDT
PLEASE NOTE: This is strictly a "Save the Date" message. A second announcement will be made in early March when registration is open. Registrants should self-select the session they prefer to attend. Content will not vary across sessions.

Who Should Attend?

Every CoC must establish or update its coordinated entry process in accordance with the requirements of 24 CFR 578.7(a)(8) and the Notice by January 23, 2018. Each CoC and each ESG recipient operating within the CoC's geographic area must also work together to ensure the CoC's coordinated entry process allows for coordinated screening, assessment and referrals for ESG projects. CoCs throughout the country designing and implementing coordinated entry processes to ensure that their housing crisis response systems end current homelessness for all households and ensure that future homelessness is rare, brief, and non-recurring. Recognizing that CoCs are in various stages of planning and implementation, this webinar is designed to help CoCs understand what is required, how to review their progress to date, and how to begin to identify areas that are completed or need further development. This includes staff and programs working on coordinated entry design and implementation, as well as projects required to participate in coordinated process.

Training Point of Contact

Jake LaSala | 240-582-3624 | CE.Training@Cloudburstgroup.com
         
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A Reminder from NCHV: Call for Abstracts for 2017 Annual Conference

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Your Opportunity to Present at the 2017 NCHV Annual Conference
Time is running out to submit your idea for a presentation!
Abstracts must be submitted by Feb. 28, 2017 
Every year, NCHV gathers the top experts and presenters to lead sessions at the NCHV Annual Conference. Submit your presentation abstract to be among those guiding services as we embark into the new Administration by sharing your best practices, creative solutions, unique programs, and more with 700 attendees.
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Save the Date: 2017 Basically CDBG for Entitlement & State Grantees - Atlanta, GA - May 1-4, 2017

Save the Date: 2017 Basically CDBG for Entitlement & State Grantees - Atlanta, GA - May 1 - 4, 2017
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is pleased to announce our third class in the 2017 Basically CDBG for Entitlement & State Grantees training, which will be located in Atlanta, GA. Dates of the training are listed below. We will begin accepting requests for registration for this training on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Please stay tuned for an email on that date announcing the opening of registration.
This training will include a half-day session for State grantees on Day 1 (May 1, 2017). Entitlement grantees do not need to attend Day 1.

Schedule of Training Delivery

Location: Dates: Registration Link
Atlanta, GA May 1 - 4, 2017 Registration Not Open
Who Should Attend?
This training is intended for States & Entitlement grantees. Please note that each grantee is limited initially to one (1) staff member.
After each grantee’s first registration request, additional CDBG staff will be waitlisted and will only be permitted to register if the training does not reach capacity. Due to the limited availability of training seats, for-profit corporations, consultants, and consulting firms are not permitted to register for Basically CDBG classes. CDBG grant administrators and units of general local government receiving State CDBG funds may be permitted to attend on a case by case basis.
         
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