Alliance Online News: Webinar on Family Intervention for Youth


Newsletters | June 5, 2012

June 5, 2012    

ISSUES  \|  POLICY  \|  SOLUTIONS  \|  NEWS & EVENTS Forward Editor: Anna Blasco

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Webinar on Family Intervention for Youth

On Thursday, June 14 at 2 p.m. ET, the Alliance will host a webinar entitled, "Family Intervention: Building Relationships and Increasing Stability for Runaway and Homeless Youth." The webinar will discuss the importance of family intervention, practices used to reunify and connect homeless youth with their parents, and the Support to Reunite, Involve, and Value Each Other (STRIVE) model. Presenters will include the Alliance's André Wade; Tania Pryce of Youth Services in Tulsa, OK; and Dr. Norweeta Milburn of the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior.

Register for the Webinar

Hill Update

House T-HUD Mark Up This Week
The House Transportation-HUD (T-HUD) Appropriations Subcommittee is scheduled to release and vote on its 2013 funding bill, this Thursday, June 7. The legislation includes funding for a range of affordable housing and homeless assistance programs within HUD. More information is available here.

Senate Back in Session
The Senate is back in session this week, following last week's Memorial Day recess.

Fee for Conference Cancellations Increases Monday, June 11

Conference Sleeping Rooms

USICH to Release Framework on Ending Youth Homelessness

On June 12 at 1:30 p.m. ET, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USHICH) meeting, chaired by Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, will be streamed live online to announce a new framework to advance the goal of ending youth homelessness. Leading experts will engage in an interactive discussion on the framework and on the recommendations proposed to achieve this goal. Experts at the meeting will include Nan Roman, President and CEO of the Alliance; Dana Scott, State Coordinator for Homeless Education for the Colorado Department of Education and Vice President of the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth; and Bob Mecum, Executive Director of Lighthouse Youth Services.

The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonpartisan, non profit organization dedicated to solving the problem of homelessness and preventing its continued growth.


2012 National Conference on Ending Homelessness
July 16 - 18, 2012
Renaissance Washington DC Hotel


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