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Newsletters  |  August 19, 2014

Videos of the full speeches made by First Lady Michelle Obama, Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, and Alliance President and CEO Nan Roman at the Alliance's National Conference on Ending Homelessness are now available for viewing on the Alliance website and the Alliance Youtube channel. This month, stay tuned to the Alliance blog for more video from the conference.

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Newsletters  |  August 12, 2014

Presentation materials from our 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness workshops are now available on the Alliance website. The materials cover a wide range of topics discussed during conference workshops, from improving local data on youth homelessness, rapid re-housing in high cost rental markets, to integrating data and sharing research to end veteran homelessness, and much more.

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Newsletters  |  August 5, 2014

The Alliance would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to First Lady Michelle Obama, Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, and all other speakers, volunteers, and staff who worked so hard to make last week's 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness the Alliance's most successful conference ever.

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Newsletters  |  July 29, 2014

The Alliance is pleased and honored to announce that as part of the Joining Forces initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama will speak at our 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness on Thursday, July 31. Mrs. Obama will speak about the Administration's commitment to ending veteran homelessness by the end of 2015, including the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness.

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Newsletters  |  July 22, 2014

The Alliance would like to remind conference attendees and speakers that we have extended the plenary on the third and final day of the 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness, Thursday, July 31. It is now scheduled to last from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET.

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Newsletters  |  July 15, 2014

The Alliance is proud to announce that former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, whose nomination for the position of secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) was recently confirmed by the Senate, will speak at the Alliance's 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness.

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Newsletters  |  July 8, 2014

On the second day of the Alliance's 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness at the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel in Washington, DC, conference attendees will have a chance to attend a free screening of "Lost Angels," a documentary film about life on Skid Row.

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Newsletters  |  July 1, 2014

The Alliance has published "A Research Agenda for Ending Homelessness," a resource intended to inform government agencies and funders about pressing unanswered research questions on homelessness and interventions designed to end homelessness.

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Newsletters  |  June 24, 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released an annual report for the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program that lauds the effectiveness of the program and details its achievements. Calling SSVF "the first and only VA program that provides services to veterans and their families," the report notes that during the program's first two years it served nearly 100,000 veterans and their family members, and 85 percent of those exiting the program had permanent housing

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Newsletters  |  June 17, 2014

At a press conference on Wednesday, June 11, the 100,000 Homes campaign announced that the movement had housed its 100,000th highly vulnerable homeless person. A national movement coordinated by New York-based nonprofit, Community Solutions, the campaign set the goal in 2010 of housing 100,000 people and reached it in less than four years' time.

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Newsletters  |  June 10, 2014

Last week, first lady Michelle Obama kicked off the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness initiative, enlisting the support of more than 80 state and local officials in the Administration's effort to end homelessness among veterans by the end of 2015.

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Newsletters  |  June 3, 2014

Due to overwhelming response, the Alliance now anticipates that registration for the 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Washington, DC, will reach capacity at some point this month. If you have not yet registered for the conference, we encourage you to register as soon as possible.

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Newsletters  |  May 27, 2014

The Alliance will release its "State of Homelessness 2014," on Wednesday, May 28. The report, which will be available on the Alliance website, is the fourth in the series of annual reports examining national and state trends in homelessness. "State of Homelessness 2014" will cover trends in homelessness between 2012 and 2013, at-risk populations between 2011 and 2012, and the number of beds available for people experiencing homelessness in 2012 and 2013.

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Newsletters  |  May 20, 2014

The Alliance is proud to announce that New Jersey Senator Cory A. Booker will deliver a keynote address on Wednesday, July 30 at the luncheon plenary on the second day of the Alliance's 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness. The conference will take place at the Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel from July 29 to 31.

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Newsletters  |  May 13, 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs is proposing a new rule that would require that grantees under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program provide permanent housing assistance to eligible veteran families who would likely become homeless without it.

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