AKCH2 2015

AKCH2 2015

My House: Steamdriven Thrift Shop

The Steamdriven Thrift Shop is a for-profit business that trains and employs youth in the Mat-Su Valley as well as provides profits to be used for My House case management services. This session will discuss the Spirit of Youth award-winning business, how it was funded and became profitable.  

AKCH2 2015

Alaska Council on the Homeless Meeting

The Alaska Council on the Homeless meets twice per year to fulfill its mission as a public policy forum for recommendations on the use of state and federal resources to address homelessness. These efforts are outlined in the States’ Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness. This plan sets out annual, five year and ten year…

AKCH2 2015

Bill Block, HUD Regional Administrator for Region X

Bill Block is the HUD Regional Administrator for Region X, serving Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Bill began his career in Seattle as a lawyer focusing on complex real estate transactions on behalf of both private and public entities. In 2005 he left the law to become Director of the Committee to End Homelessness, where…

AKCH2 2015

Utah’s Path to Functional Zero

The state of Utah’s 2015 point-in-time homeless count reflected a 91% reduction in their chronic homeless count since 2005. In addition, they reduced their chronic homeless veterans to a function zero at the end of 2013 and are close to a functional zero on all homeless veterans. This session will review how Utah organized to…

AKCH2 2015

Community Forum On Homelessness

Please join the Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness in welcoming Mayor Ethan Berkowitz and Lloyd Pendleton, Key Note speaker for the annual conference on housing and homelessness to discuss community planning, strategies to address homelessness and for a conversation on the Mayor’s developing plans to end homelessness in our community. This session will provide…

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