Alliance Online News: Scholarship, Volunteer Opportunities at the 2013 National Conference

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Newsletters | April 23, 2013

April 23, 2013    
 
    ISSUES  |  POLICY  |  SOLUTIONS  |  NEWS & EVENTS Forward Editor: Emanuel Cavallaro    
   
 
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Scholarship, Volunteer Opportunities at the 2013 National Conference

The Alliance is currently accepting applications for its scholarship and volunteer programs for the 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness, which will take place at the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel, July 22 to 24.

The deadline to submit an application for the scholarship program is Monday, May 20. Only individuals who are currently experiencing homelessness or who have experienced homelessness in the past are eligible to apply. More information about the scholarship program and the application process is available on the conference website.

Individuals who are interested in volunteering at the conference can receive complimentary conference registration. To learn more about opportunities to volunteer, email the Alliance's Director of Meetings and Events D'Arcy Klingle at DKlingle@NAEH.org.

Register for the conference.

 

 
Hill Update
Senate Budget Committee Holds Hearing on Budget Proposal for Veterans Programs
This morning, Tuesday April 23, at 10:30 a.m. ET, the Senate Budget Committee held a hearing on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 budget request for programs within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). VA Secretary Eric Shinseki served as a witness. You can find a recorded webcast of the hearing here.

Appropriations Subcommittees Hold Hearings on President's FY 2014 Budget Proposal
This Wednesday, April 24, at 10 a.m. ET, the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-H) Subcommittee will hold a hearing on proposed FY 2014 appropriations for agencies, programs, and activities under its jurisdiction. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will serve as the sole witness. On Thursday, April 25, at 10 a.m. ET, the House Labor-H Subcommittee will hold a similar hearing, with Secretary Sebelius again serving as the sole witness. You will be able to find a recorded webcast of the hearing here.

This Thursday, April 25, at 10 a.m. ET, the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (T-HUD) Subcommittee will hold a hearing on proposed FY 2014 appropriations for agencies, programs, and activities under its jurisdiction. The Commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration, Carol Galante, and the Inspector General for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, David Montoya, will serve as witnesses.

On Wednesday, April 17, at 10 a.m. ET, the House T-HUD Subcommittee held a hearing on proposed FY 2014 funding for agencies, programs, and activities under its jurisdiction. HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan served as the sole witness. He responded to questions from Subcommittee Chair Tom Latham (R-IA), described what HUD programs would be able to do under the President's proposed funding levels, and emphasized the Department's progress on ending homelessness. You can find a recorded webcast of the hearing here.

On Thursday, April 18, at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET respectively, the House and Senate Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Subcommittees held hearings on proposed FY 2014 appropriations for agencies, programs, and activities under its jurisdiction with a number of witnesses from VA, including VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. You can find recorded webcasts of the hearing here (House) and here (Senate).

Congress to Depart for Recess
The House will return from a brief recess Wednesday, April 23, and both chambers will remain in session for the remainder of the week. Both the House and Senate will depart for recess this weekend, and will reconvene Monday, May 6.

HUD Releases Video: Lessons from the HPRPHUD has released a 12-minute video that explores the social impact of the $1.5 billion in funding that the agency allocated for the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) between Oct. 1, 2009 and Sept. 30, 2012.

Available on HUD's YouTube channel, "Building the Bridge to the Future: Lessons Learned from HPRP" shares the experiences of community leaders and participants who were involved with the program. The video also looks at the strategies and best practices communities implemented through HPRP as well as data collection through the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).
 
 
 
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