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Contact: Emanuel Cavallaro
              (o) 202-942-8297 (c) 703-725-0363

First Lady Michelle Obama and Senator Cory Booker to Speak at National Conference to End Homelessness
Experts and homeless advocates from across the nation convene in DC

Washington, DC – First Lady Michelle Obama will speak about the Administration’s commitment to ending veteran homelessness on Thursday, July 31, the third day of the 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness at the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel. The largest event of its kind, the conference will draw more than 1,600 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 Senator Corey Booker of New Jersey and Alliance President and CEO Nan Roman. In addition, participants in the 100,000 Homes campaign, which this year surpassed its goal of housing 100,000 people, will present remarks during the conference’s third plenary session on Thursday in recognition of the end of the campaign and the achievement of the campaign’s goal.

This First Lady's appearance is open press. Members of the media who wish to cover her appearance must RSVP to Alliance Communications Associate Emanuel Cavallaro by phone at (o) 202-942-8297, (c) 703-725-0363  or by email at by Tuesday, July 30, 12 p.m. ET.

During the conference, all plenary sessions and a selection of conference workshops will be open to the press. For additional information about the conference and a list of workshops open to press, contact Alliance Communications Associate Emanuel Cavallaro.


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.


Library Resources

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.
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.
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.