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Webinar  |  March 24, 2016

Alliance staff Samantha Batko, Director of the Homelessness Research Institute and Cynthia Nagendra, Director for the Center for Capacity Building walk through the three core components of rapid re-housing and the most promising practices for building an effective program.

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Webinar  |  March 9, 2016

This informative hour-long webinar focuses on the transformation of the homeless system in Jacksonville, Florida and how community leaders made the shift.

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Webinar  |  March 9, 2016

A joint webinar about Homelessness as a State of Emergency (SOE) by the Alliance, the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, and the US Interagency Council on Homelessness. Local decision makers and service providers talk about implementing SOE declarations and the impact on local policies and service delivery.

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Webinar  |  February 22, 2016

Reallocating transitional housing to rapid re-housing isn’t easy, but the impact of doing so can be powerful. 

This webinar examines how Pierce County, Washington transformed its homeless system using rapid re-housing. 

 

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Webinar  |  February 11, 2016
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Webinar  |  February 5, 2016
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Webinar  |  November 6, 2015

This video is a recording of a webinar that originally streamed  Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, on improved employment services for homeless job seekers. During the webinar, speakers discussed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and introduced a WIOA Implementation Toolkit.

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Webinar  |  October 21, 2015

This video is a recording of a webinar that originally streamed on Tuesday, Oct. 20, on the transformation of the family homeless system in Spokane, Wash. In the webinar, speakers discussed the policy shifts that Spokane has made, how the city altered the role of transitional housing programs, and the impact these changes have had on family homelessness.

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Webinar  |  September 10, 2015

Coordinated entry, done right, involves a re-examination of a community’s entire homelessness system. In this recording of a webinar that originally streamed Sept. 9, 2015, speakers provide an overview of coordinated entry, as well as the critical components: access, diversion, assessment and prioritization, and referral. This webinar recording is meant for communities just getting started with coordinated entry, as well as those working to improve existing strategies.

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Webinar  |  July 30, 2015

In this webinar, Bill Motsavage with Valley Youth House discusses the lessons they have learned while helping youth connect to housing through the Core Components of Rapid Re-Housing, including financial assitance, case management, and housing identification strategies. He also discussed the benefits of expanding overall capacity to serve homeless youth.

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Webinar  |  June 24, 2015

This webinar discusses how providers are funding and tailoring rapid re-housing interventions to serve single adults. Panelists discuss what is different about serving this population as opposed to families and the impact it is having in their communities in a Q&A style format. Speakers include Kelly King Horne with Homeward in Richmond, Virginia; Jean-Michel Giraud with Friendship Place in Washington, D.C.; and Cathy Zall with New London Homeless Hospitality Center, in New London, Connecticut. The webinar was moderated by Jayme Day with the National Alliance to End Homelessness.

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Webinar  |  June 19, 2015

This video is a recording of a webinar that originally streamed, June 18, 2015, that covered steps two and four of the Alliance's "Five Steps for Ending Veteran Homelessness" resource. Presenters from the Alliance and UNITY of Greater New Orleans discussed strategies for recruiting landlords, identifying housing stock and supportive services, and matching veterans with them to ensure that they are successfully and permanently housed.

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Webinar  |  May 27, 2015

This video is a recording of a webinar that originally streamed May 26, 2015, as part of our ongoing youth practice knowledge project series. In the webinar, speakers explored two host homes programs in Minnesota and Nebraska, including the challenges of host homes and their benefits, both for young people and for the communities in which the model is used.

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Webinar  |  May 21, 2015

This video is a recording of a webinar that originally streamed April 7, 2015, on family intervention models for homeless and at-risk youth. The Alliance highlighted two effective family intervention models that we learned about as part of our youth homelessness Practice Knowledge Project. Presenters discussed the models used by Cocoon House (Everett, WA) and the Ruth Ellis Center (Detroit, MI).

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Webinar  |  May 20, 2015

This video is a recording of a webinar that was the third in a series examining how communities are ramping up rapid re-housing capacity to help more people experiencing homelessness. In the webinar, which originally streamed  Tuesday, May 19, 2015, speakers described citywide efforts in Houston/Harris County, TX to expand and redesign the rapid re-housing system and the efforts of Hamilton Family Center in San Francisco, CA to improve the functioning of the city's homeless service system and eradicate waiting lists by increasing rapid re-housing capacity for families.

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