Community Partnership for the Homeless National Program

February 20 - 21, 2009

On February 19-20, Community Partnership for Homeless (CPH), the private sector partner of the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust will hold its first National Program seminar in Miami, Florida. The seminar will consist of speakers from the civic, business, and philanthropic communities and will cover subjects such as creating a public-private partnership, operations and programs, health and psychiatric care, and budgeting, as well as others. Featured speakers include Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez, Mayor of Miami Manuel A. Diaz, CPH Board Chairman Robert Chisholm, and the Executive Director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness under the Bush Administration, Philip Mangano. CPH has expanded its mission to include offering its’ model to other communities struggling with homelessness. Through three principal steps, CPH will disseminate helpful information to as many communities as possible, teach best practices in its seminars, and visit communities to help develop effective approaches in guiding the homeless towards self-sufficiency. Registration costs $300 per person and includes breakfast and lunch. For further information, contact Alfredo Brown, Director of National Program Development, at 305-329-3020 or by email at abrown@cphi.org.