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Advocacy Resource  |  September 4, 2013

Use this sample action alert as a guide for asking your network to contact their senators and representatives to ask them to support a funding level of at least $2.26 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants programs in fiscal year (FY) 2014.

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Advocacy Resource  |  September 4, 2013

These talking points can be individualized for your community and/or program when reaching out to your Members of Congress in order to urge them to pursue a funding level of at least $2.26 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants and as much funding for HUD programs as possible in the final FY 2014 appropriations bill.

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Advocacy Resource  |  August 15, 2013

This report includes an overview of Capitol Hill Day 2013, a review of some of the key offices with which advocates met, and a summary of the impact that participants’ meetings have already had on federal policy.

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Advocacy Resource  |  May 13, 2013

Use this sample letter as a guide for contacting your senators and representatives to ask them to support a funding level of $1.4 billion in FY 2014 for homeless veterans programs. You can also use this letter to invite your senator or representative to tour your program or meet with you while he or she is in the district for an upcoming congressional recess.

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Advocacy Resource  |  May 13, 2013

These talking points can be individualized for your community and/or program when reaching out to your Members of Congress in order to urge them to pursue a funding level of $1.4 billion for homeless programs within the Department of Veterans Affairs in FY 2014.

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Advocacy Resource  |  April 4, 2013

This set of talking points on key issues can easily be customized with state or local data. Topics include Interagency Coordination;  Using TANF for Homeless Assistance; and Medicaid Health Homes for Homeless Populations.

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Advocacy Resource  |  March 25, 2013

Advocates from across the country met with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill Day, July 24, 2013, and urged them to make ending homelessness a federal priority. 

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Advocacy Resource  |  January 22, 2013

Capitol Hill Day is always held on the last afternoon of the Alliance's annual National Conference on Ending Homelessness in July in Washington, DC. This toolkit provides step-by-step information to help you maximize your effectiveness in organizing Capitol Hill Day.

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Advocacy Resource  |  September 6, 2012

This report includes an overview of Capitol Hill Day 2011, a review of some of the key offices with which advocates met, and a summary of the impact that participants’ meetings have already had on federal policy.

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Advocacy Resource  |  July 15, 2012

The goal of the Trust Fund is to provide ongoing, permanent, dedicated, and sufficient sources of revenue to build, rehabilitate, and preserve units of housing for the lowest-income families.

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Advocacy Resource  |  May 22, 2012
This list of policy issues are high priority items on which Congress is currently working and we can make significant progress during Capitol Hill Day at our Annual Conference, July 16-18, 2012. This is not a complete list of the policy initiatives that the Alliance supports.
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Advocacy Resource  |  April 26, 2011

This brief outlines who to contact in the office of your Member of Congress (Member) and how to get your message across by phone or email.

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Advocacy Resource  |  January 14, 2011
This brief provides some suggested strategies for educating new and returning Members of Congress about the importance of efforts to end homelessness.
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Advocacy Resource  |  June 8, 2010

\| Youth experiencing homelessness require specialized care but few states offer the resources required to serve this vulnerable population. The Alliance provides two sample legislative texts for local advocates to propose to state legislators.

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