All Politics Is Local (and State)

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Conference Presentation | July 10, 2007

Files: Creating the Atmosphere for Supportive HOusing to Flourish in Illinois by Janet Hasz (PPT | 1.74 MB | 19 pages) A Media Campaign: Lessons Learned by Jim Ryczek (PPT | 89 KB | 14 pages)

States and municipalities have been successful in developing innovative ways to create affordable housing and fund local homeless assistance programs. In addition, they have raised homelessness on the local and state agendas. Workshop speakers shared how they implemented local and state strategies for ending homelessness and offer guidance on how to develop relationships with state and local policymakers.