I would like to thank the more than 800 people from around the country who attended our 2014 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness, including the speakers, the workshop presenters, hard-working volunteers, and everyone else who brought their expertise, questions, and energy to New Orleans.
Alliance conferences are an essential opportunity for everyone working to end homelessness in the U.S., including Alliance staff, to learn about what strategies around the county are working and what new issues are emerging. They’re also a great way for people to provide support and encouragement to one other and build enthusiasm for this vital work.
Over the coming weeks, we will be providing conference materials, including workshop presentations, on the Alliance website and blog. If you’re interested in keeping up with what you learned at the conference, keep an eye out for these releases in the Alliance newsletter, on our Facebook page and by following us on Twitter.
Today, though, I’d like to share some observations that Alliance President and CEO Nan Roman noted during her remarks at the closing plenary. These are key points that emerged during the two days we spent together at the conference, and I believe they warrant repeating.
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