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Audio  |  May 2, 2010

M Williams Sermons, director of the Homelessness Research Institute at the Alliance to End Homelessness, on why the aging baby boomer generation may make up a large amount of a new population of seniors living in poverty. KCBS Radio, San Francisco.

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Audio  |  July 6, 2009
"Some Stimulus Money Preventing Homelessness" Homeless programs are about to get a big push in a new direction. They used to focus on providing food and shelter. Now, the economic stimulus package is providing $1.5 billion to prevent people from becoming homeless and to quickly re-house those who do.
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Audio  |  May 13, 2009
The National Community Development Association and the National Alliance to End Homelessness hosted an audio conference presentation on the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) on April 30. The presentation included a brief review of program requirements and strategies from two communities to implement the program locally. Time was reserved for questions and answers. Featured speakers included Steve Berg and Norm Suchar of the National Alliance to End Homelessness; Bob Gehret from the City of Boston and Keith Theriot from the City of Orlando.
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Audio  |  April 29, 2009
This April 23, 2009 audio conference included a discussion of how HPRP can be used for child welfare involved families and youth aging out of care to promote better program housing and perhaps reduce foster care placements.
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Audio  |  April 20, 2009
Speakers on this audio conference provided concrete steps for using HPRP to create a more effective and efficient homelessness assistance system centered on housing stability and addressed strategies for sustaining programs beyond the three years of HPRP funding.
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Audio  |  April 20, 2009
Many homeless youth do not receive the consistent developmental support from their families, leaving youth housing programs to assume the role of guardian and life skills coach for homeless youth. This audio conference call focused on the age-appropriate service delivery component of youth housing models. Speakers discussed the strengths and challenges presented by scattered-site and single-site housing models; the case management services necessary to ensure a successful transition from youth housing programs to independent housing; and how a variety of housing models can support homeless youth through services that address their entire well-being.
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Audio  |  March 27, 2009
On March 24, 2009, the Alliance and CSH co-hosted a conference call on the recent SAMHSA RFA. SAMHSA staff made a brief presentation and were available to answer questions.
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Audio  |  March 18, 2009
The expansion of rapid re-housing and permanent supportive housing models for families experiencing homelessness has prompted communities to explore how to use their transitional housing resources. This has resulted in narrower targeting of transitional housing programs and, in some cases, shifting missions. Speakers for this audio conference included Kay Moshier McDivitt, Community Homeless Advisor for Lancaster County, PA, and Sharon McDonald, Senior Policy Analyst at the National Alliance to End Homelessness.
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Audio  |  March 13, 2009
On March 12, the Alliance co-hosted an audio conference with the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities focusing on how the Homeless Prevention Fund and TANF Emergency Contingency Funds can be coordinated and used to prevent homelessness and re-house families. The audio conference was intended for state and local poverty and homeless advocates and providers.
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Audio  |  March 13, 2009
This audio conference included basic information about the program, recommendations on how to think about structuring the program locally, and next steps that advocates, public officials, and providers should begin taking immediately. Speakers included Steve Berg, Vice President for Programs and Policy at the Alliance, and Norm Suchar, Senior Policy Analyst at the Alliance. The call was moderated by Sarah Kahn, Director of Field Mobilization at the Alliance.
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Audio  |  November 13, 2008
This edition of the Leadership to End Homelessness Audio Conference Series focused on using the Continuum of Care process to help end homelessness.
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Audio  |  October 9, 2008
This audio conference addressed these particular NIMBY issues, with a special focus on the right messaging and communication strategy.
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Audio  |  September 17, 2008
This audio conference offered practical strategies for conducting homelessness counts in rural areas and lessons learned from both local and national perspectives.
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Audio  |  September 11, 2008
This audio conference reviewed changes regarding the new FUP vouchers and will feature a program that has used FUP vouchers in the past. This call also explored the latest housing resource available for families and youth involved with the foster care system.
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Audio  |  July 10, 2008
On this call, Dr. Jill Levenson, a national expert on residence restrictions and professor at Lynn University discussed the impact of these laws and what they mean for homelessness and public safety.

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