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February 17, 2015
              MEDIA ADVISORY
              

HUD Secretary Julián Castro to Speak at National Conference to End Family and Youth Homelessness

Experts and homeless advocates from across the nation convene in San Diego

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro will speak about the Obama Administration’s commitment to ending youth and family homelessness at 12:45 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 20, the second day of the 2015 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness. The event will take place at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina.

The largest event of its kind, the conference will draw more than 900 people from across the country, including federal and local officials, homeless advocates, and others working on the front lines of the fight to end homelessness in the U.S.

Other speakers during the Conference will include California State Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins and Alliance President and CEO Nan Roman. In addition, the Alliance will screen a documentary on youth homelessness, “The Homestretch,” after which homeless advocates and formerly homeless youth will participate in a panel discussion.

Secretary Castro’s appearance is open press. Members of the media who wish to cover his appearance or obtain a list of workshops open to press, contact Alliance Communications Associate Emanuel Cavallaro by phone at (o) 202-942-8297, (c) 703-725-0363  or by email at ecavallaro@naeh.org.

Follow conference events on Twitter using the conference hashtag #naeh15.

Contact: Emanuel Cavallaro
(o) 202-942-8297
(c) 703-725-0363
ecavallaro@naeh.org

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The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonprofit, non-partisan, organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States. As a leading voice on the issue of homelessness, the Alliance analyzes policy and develops pragmatic, cost-effective policy solutions; works collaboratively with the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to build state and local capacity; and provides data and research to policymakers and elected officials in order to inform policy debates and educate the public and opinion leaders nationwide.

Spotlight

Library Resources

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Other | February 11, 2014
This media resource is meant to provide clarification on five common misconceptions about the Department of Housing and Urban Development's mandated Point-in-Time Counts.
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Report | January 18, 2012
The State of Homelessness in America investigates the changes in homelessness across the country. It presents the Alliance's research on the economic indicators and demographic drivers of homelessness and describes how a variety of factors contribute to increased risk of homelessness among vulnerable populations.
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Report | January 11, 2011
The State of Homelessness in America, the first report of its kind, investigates the changes in homelessness across the country. In addition, the Alliances examines economic indicators and demographic drivers of homelessness, examining how eight factors contribute to increased risk of homelessness among vulnerable populations.