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Conference Presentation  |  February 25, 2008

Partnering with local public housing authorities (PHAs), housing finance agencies, and community development corporations can be a valuable tool for acquiring housing subsidies to serve homeless families. This entry-level workshop, which was intended for homeless service providers and public officials, focused on effective strategies and models for engaging PHAs and other housing agencies.

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Audio  |  February 22, 2008
This audio conference call highlighted two substance use treatment programs.
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Audio  |  February 21, 2008
This audio conference featured a review of existing data and demographics on homeless youth and covered reports released earlier this year from the Congressional Research Service, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Government Accountability Office.
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Audio  |  February 21, 2008
Annual Federal Budget Briefing held on February 5, 2008.
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Audio  |  February 21, 2008
Learn how Housing Trust Funds work, what they typically fund, who gets the money, how to tap the Trust Fund in your state, and how to ensure that the Trust Fund targets funds to the lowest income individuals and those that are currently homeless.
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Conference Presentation  |  February 20, 2008
Assessment tools that can accurately identify the service and housing supports required to help families quickly escape homelessness are in great demand. This interactive discussion explored the limitations and potential of assessment tools to target the appropriate housing and service packages to families. The Arizona Self-Sufficiency Scale was examined and its appropriate use and potential explored.
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Video  |  February 20, 2008
A tribute to Governor Jennifer M. Granholm for the statwide effort Michigan made to create ten year plans to end homelessness.
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Video  |  February 20, 2008
Hamilton Family Center, a Housing First program in San Francisco, ends family homelessnesss through housing assistance, eviction prevention, shelter, and home based support services.
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Video  |  February 20, 2008

A highlight of the work Freddie Mac does to end family homelessness.

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Video  |  February 20, 2008
Several leading politicians talk about how ending homelessness is possible and how homelessness is being solved across the country.
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Newsletters  |  February 19, 2008
February 19, 2008
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Conference Presentation  |  February 15, 2008

What does your organization do well? What could it improve? Program measurement is an important element in moving programs forward. Understanding what is effective helps program managers monitor their programs, deliver services, and secure funding. Topics included program and system-wide performance measures.

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Conference Presentation  |  February 15, 2008
This workshop examined promising emergency assistance strategies to prevent family homelessness as well as approaches that are responsive to the housing needs of families residing in precarious housing situations. Workshop speakers explored a range of interventions that both help families retain their current housing and re-house families living in doubled up situations or in motels who are at imminent risk of homelessness.
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Conference Presentation  |  February 15, 2008
Effective public education and communication can help an organization raise visibility within the community, increase funding, and improve awareness and knowledge of the solutions to homelessness. This beginner workshop taught how to effectively engage the print and broadcast media as well as utilize new online tools, like blogs and electronic newsletters, to disseminate a comprehensive, effective message.
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Conference Presentation  |  February 15, 2008
Ending homelessness requires new resources including funding to support housing and services. This workshop explored policy strategies that communities have utilized to generate new resources. This workshop also provided an overview of how communities are using state and local resources, such as TANF and HOME funds, to support ending family homelessness and developing partnerships that leverage services for families.

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